The main reason (43%) for which food is scattered is that we forget what foods we have in the refrigerator, they are not consumed in time and they are ruined.

Planning a weekly menu, preparing a shopping list and checking what you already have at home is a great start to avoid squandering food.

 

 

1. Plan your meals! Do you know what you have in every corner of the buffet?

What are we at the table?

Day of the week

Main course

Shopping list

Months

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

 

 

 

 

Thursday

 

 

 

 

Friday

 

 

 

 

Saturday

 

 

 

 

Sunday

 

 

 

 

miscellaneous

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

- See what you have in the refrigerator and cabinets and make a list (use either a paper and pen method or download an application);

- Take your time to plan a weekly menu and make a shopping list

- Plan your emanating portions! Do you know how much rice do you need to prepare a meal for 2 adults and 2 children?

 

There is always this difficult with grain and other types of products that increase in volume when cooked.

Below you find a table listing the right quantities for products such as rice, pasta, buckwheat and cucumber before cooking:

Rice (unprepared)

Adult

60-90 gr

Children (4-10 years old)

35-55 gr

Paste (unprepared)

Adult

75 gr

children

45-60 gr

Buckwheat (unprepared)

Adult

75 gr

children

45-60 gr

cuscus (uncooked)

Adult

100 gr

children

40-60 gr

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