FoodMaking food go further Food is a popular way many of us socialise and we spend a good amount of time and money on it. Yet 15 million tonnes of food and drink is thrown away every year. That's the same weight as 2 million double decker buses. Half of this is from our homes alone, costing £470 per household per year. You can help stop edible food from ending up in the bin. Tuck into the feast of events, blogs and recipes here and see how easy it is to make the most of your food, and save some money. 3 things you can do today Plan ahead. Take a moment to think about the week ahead - when will you be eating at home? Try and plan a couple of meals ahead, make a list of what you need to buy and only buy what you need. Freeze it. If you cook too much or forget to eat something near its use by date, chances are you can freeze it and eat it later. Eat your leftovers. If you cook too much or can't finish a meal, pack it for lunch. Even if you're eating out, ask for a doggy bag. Go a bit further - run your own campaign. Home Do something Top tips Recipes Blog Ideas bank Collaborate Food Norwegian waffles (vafler) Waffles are an essential Norwegian tradition. Not a week goes by in a Norwegian home without a waffle being eaten. Unlike the Belgium waffles, Norwegian waffles are large, soft and fluffy and fit pefectly folded in your hand. Ingredients (Makes 5 large waffles/pancakes) 4 dl soy milk (or other non-dairy milk) 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar 0.75 dl sunflower oil or other neutral oil 1/2 dl sugar 1.5 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. cardamom Pinch of salt 3 dl all-purpose flour Method Whip soy milk and oil together in a bowl, and leave to rest for 5 minutes until it thickens slightly. Mix in the rest of the ingredients. Leave to rest for minimum 5 minutes. You can also leave it in the fridge overnight. Fry away. Tip: put some oil or margarine in the iron to avoid sticking. Serve hot with jam or sugar - tuck in and nyt (enjoy!) Recipe by Stine.