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 Simple vegan pancakes A simple and delicious recipe that will convince even the most sceptical that vegan pancakes are flippin' pan-tactic. By our very own Stine. Ingredients (Makes 6 pancakes) 3 dl all-purpose flour 1/2 dl wholemeal flour 2 tbs sugar 1 ss baking powder 1 small ts salt 3 dl water 2 ss vegetable oil Method Mix your dry ingredients in a baking bowl. Add the water and oil and mix until smooth. Let the batter rest for 5 minutes or over night in the fridge. Fry in the pan on medium heat with a little oil. When the ends turn crisp the pancakes are ready to flip. Repeat until you've used all the batter. Serve hot with your topping of choice. Our favourite is bananas or fresh berries. Recipe by Stine.