Cooking together: aubergines with cheese and home-made pesto sauce, pasta with tomatoes and bacon.
The principles of permaculture - one of the various articles consulted by the household.
Washing lettuce picked from the garden.
Gluten-free bean pasta is a typically consumed product for this vegan household. The nutritional content of high-protein and low carb is a key factor, but organic and non-GMO attributes are also important.
A mother is sharpening her knife before cooking sausages, mashed potatoes and kraut.
Typical stew with vegetables and meat, commonly served for lunch.
Chickens for personal consumption of eggs and meat - in a rural household.
Organic mozzarella on special offer due to expiry date. A perfect purchase to help reduce food waste!
Keeping some laying hens in the back garden means we can enjoy some wonderful fresh organic eggs.
Ice cream and toy.
A typical healthy snack for the little girls: black cabbage cooked in the microwave.
Growing tomatoes in the backyard.
Packed lunch boxes ready for kindergarten, with sandwiches, yoghurt, fruit and waffles
This electric whisk is a kitchen essential for this household to meet every dessert baking need.
Noticing the Red Tractor (UK’s leading farm and quality assurance scheme) marketing campaign at the supermarket.
Lacto-ovo vegetarian family’s starter: melon and apple juice.
Full fridge after big shopping.
Buying halal meat.
Organic spelt flour, a great ancestor of modern wheat, displayed with pride.
Orange juice with superior quality brand.
Recipe book for the Bimby cooking robot, frequently used by the household.
Baking bread with organic wholegrain spelt flour and caraway seeds is a family tradition.
Typical dinner for the parents: halloumi, cabbage, potatoes and pomegranate sauce.
Organic imported tea.
Home-made preserves from fresh blackberries and tomatoes picked from own garden.
Storing home-grown vegetables for later consumption.
Reflecting on the chocolate packaging and its authentic dimension: "My appearance, my taste and my weight can vary. Like you I am not perfect, like you I am unique".
Cooking chicken breast in the oven using thermometer.
All green waste is used for garden compost.
Home-made lasagna and salad for dinner.
A good kitchen space and proper equipment are essential for cooking.
A typical dish for the household - whole baked fish with fresh tomatoes and lemons.
PDO Beacon fell traditional Lancashire cheese is a treat for the household and perfect for salad. However, particular attention goes on checking nutrition labels.
Preparing a vegetarian Bolognese for dinner.
Typical weekend lunch: mushroom risotto.
Preparing a family meal.
A typical weekend breakfast.
Favourite sauce for the family.
PGI melon enjoyed by the family.
A typical weekday breakfast.
A modern Internet recipe book for practicality.
Lunch box with prepared food
Mom’s famous home-made bread.
Purchasing some local and artisan cheeses at the local market.
Lunch is finished.
Organic cream with four different organic certification schemes!
Grilling meat while gathering with family and friends is a typical summer tradition.
Beautiful food in beautiful dishes - food is a culinary art!
Kitchen cabinet with utensils.
Home-made pizza roll for the family.
Cooking egg custard from scratch with vanilla beans.
This authentic PDO Grana Padano cheese is good value for money!
Ploughman’s lunch with fresh fruit and vegetables, fine quality British cheeses and home-made chutneys.
In season fruit shopping at wholesale market.
Recycling biodegradable food waste in the designated green bags.
A typical salad on the dinner table.
Food shopping – fruits, vegetables and bread without plastic bags.
Typical lunch or dinner: White meat such as chicken
Checking information about organic products.
Making sourdough bread at the weekend has become a family tradition.
Buying unpacked local cheese at the market.
A typical weekday breakfast - salami and cheese.
Cooking food for several days – stored in fridge.
English whole milk from the household fridge – various quality logos on the packaging but not so relevant for purchasing decisions.
Local pork sausages bought from the farmers’ market.
How to harvest, cure and store onions - the importance of not wasting food.
Typical meal with cheese, pastry, ajvar, meat and salad.
Vacuum sealing corn to store in the freezer.
Slicing machine for cured meat and salami for home use.
Family gathering for breakfast.
Getting dinner ready: mixing noodles in the pot.
Making strawberry jam.
Lasagna for dinner with the family.
Using organic fresh ingredients for cooking Indian food.
Dinner leftovers – pasta and vegetable sauce.
Keeping all food leftovers for a later use.
A typical packed lunch for the adults of the family: sandwiches, salad and carrot sticks.
Organic and palm-oil free are important attributes for this household.
Shopping with vouchers to save money.
Buying organic fruits and vegetables from the farm shop.
Typical dinner: rice and lentil curry.
Lunch avocado salad
A favourite recipe by the household.
Preparing home-made waffles.
Checkout in discount store.
The convenience of online grocery shopping has become a typical practice for the household, to save time and reduce food waste.
School meals weekly planner for the kid.
A typical weekend breakfast– rolls with cheese and ham.
Organic spelt pasta from the cupboard.
Food storage – pasta, cookies and other food packages.
Cooking a gratin with home-grown courgettes.
Preparing home-made pumpkin ravioli with mushroom sauce with the neighbour.
Making your home-made jam is a fun way to spend some quality time with the kids at the weekend.
Typical Serbian farmers’ market.
Preparing traditional family meals: veggie potato and aubergine curry.
Finishing a chicken and rice family dinner.
Family shopping list.
Home-made bread using organic flour.
Buying organic potatoes in a paper bag - example of responsible consumption.
Buying stone-ground wheat from an ethical purchasing group (GAS).
Grocery bags in the car.
Fresh, local and organic beverages from the fridge: organic apple juice from a nearby community garden and freshly produced milk delivered to the doorstep by a local farm.
Selecting fresh produce from the local greengrocer.
Typical breakfast consisting of fresh seasonal fruit salad with linseeds and yoghurt.
Quality apples picked from grandparents’ garden.
Vegetables and chicken - a typical dish in urban areas.
Typical food shopping at the supermarket.
Shopping cart and shopping list.
Garden BBQ, with fire grilled sausages and corn on the cob, is a summer tradition with the kids.
Purchasing big quantities of yogurt in a discount store.
Summer breakfast in the garden with family visiting.
A typical weekend breakfast with pancakes, fruits and berries.
Living by the coast means the household can visit the local fishmonger for some fresh fish.
Buying organic food products at the supermarket.
Fair trade coffee from a small trustworthy association.
Food storage – tea and spices.
Preparing dinner with organic products.
Foraging for blackberries is an enjoyable way to spend a sunny afternoon with the husband. A delicious treat and perfect for making jam.
The weekend breakfast table is set.
Preparing a typical dinner and eating with the family: lemon-oregano chicken with veggies.
A full fridge for the household.
Weekly meal planner for the household.
Shopping at local market butcher.
Cacao - organic and fair trade.
Handwritten food recipes - the preservation of culinary heritage.
Pear tree from the garden -growing fruits and vegetables in the home garden is a common practice for many suburban households.
No leftovers – with 2 little children it is almost a miracle!
Making summer rolls.
Buying organic food at the supermarket.
A traditional and fun dinner for the little boy: frankfurter and bacon.
Preparing soup for dinner.
Gluten-free quinoa spaghetti is a typically consumed product for this household.
Cooking a pasta meal with vegetables from the market.
Snack time for children – yoghurt and juice.
Organic red kidney beans found in the household cupboard. The retailer own branding of organic tends to be more visible than actual organic certifications.
Frying fresh mackerel is a typical summer tradition in Norway!
Vegetable garden, with herbs and flowers.
Children cooking pasta.
British pork sausages with Red Tractor Label purchased at supermarket. The household became more aware of the logo on British food products.
Corn cakes labelled free from artificial colors, flavors, preservatives, GMO and cholesterol
Food shopping – dairy products, fruits and vegetables.
The table is set for dinner – soup is ready.
Buying smoked mackerel is a typical practice for this household - the Scottish origin flag is what influenced their purchasing decision, despite different types of quality labels on the packaging.
Visiting a local food festival.
Typical Serbian sweets – home-made jam and stewed fruit, prepared in autumn.
Buying organic Demeter potatoes from the farm shop.
Buying Serbian specialities – prosciutto and ’Sljivovica’ plums brandy.
Only the onions are organic, in this case purchased in the absence of other conventional onions.
Breakfast table – cheese, jam, butter and cut up fresh fruit
Shopping list App used by the household.
Organic healthy food is particularly important for our children.
Eating fresh soup every day is a tradition for this household – it’s good for your health and is tasty!
Shopping big quantities of local dairy products in a farm shop.
Chickpeas from integrated agriculture bought in the supermarket.
Using own compost in the garden - peelings and egg shells.
"A day without soup is a sad day" - Cooking vegetable soup for family lunch.
High quality chicken bought at a Slow Food Market.
Shamallow party – food for sharing and festivity.
Buying grated carrots, and other ready-to-eat vegetables, is more convenient and can save time – especially when the mother comes home late from work.
Senegalese couscous typically used by the household.
Recycling food waste.
The kids help preparing breakfast on a Sunday morning: toasted bagels, butter and eggs.
A great way for recycling glass jars is washing them and reusing them for storing home-made jam, chutney and pickles.
The kids are eating dinner: spaghetti, sausages and ketchup is their favourite!
Organic beetroot juice for the kids.
Buying cheese from the farm shop.
Fajitas evening with guests.
Grocery list on the fridge: adding items throughout the week.
Buying vegetables at the farmers’ market.
Shopping at the market and reuse of plastic bags.
Sesame paste - organic, gluten-free and other labels.
Salad is commonly served at lunch and dinner time.
Fresh eggs from the backyard chickens and disposing food scraps to feed the chicken - a great example of circular economy.
Food shopping by car.
Growing vegetables and herbs in home garden - in a rural household.
A modern kitchen – in an urban household.
Planning a traditional British Sunday lunch to enjoy with the family: joint of roast beef, Yorkshire pudding and roast potatoes.
Pancake party – cooking with kids and sharing food as part of the family gathering.
Sharing dinner with the Senegalese household – a unique dish with red and white meat, eggs, cereals, vegetables and peanut butter.
Organic and fair trade food products in the kitchen
Typical pastry (projara) served for breakfast or dinner.
Recycling a baby food glass container with the kid.
The labels on the bread and cheese indicate that they are produced in Serbia
A typical lunch for kids: pasta.
Indian food was cooked for dinner at the weekend.
View from a street market on holiday in Austria.
Organic rusk with numerous free-from labels: no sugar, no added salt, no palm oil.
The household contemplating whether to buy organic white potatoes at the supermarket. As their look wasn’t convincing they didn’t buy them.
Typical shopping at the discount store.
A typical family dinner: pasta, minced beef and organic tomato sauce.
Home-made fish nuggets are a typical meal for the whole household.
Shopping basket with common food products.
British free-range eggs found in the household cupboard. No specific knowledge of the British Lion mark.
Family breakfast – a plate with toast and salami
Hungarian butter to support domestic producers.
Serbian specialities – Rakija and mushrooms.
Eating a mixed salad for dinner with the family.
Vegetables for cooking.
Seasonal berries for dessert.
The household is enrolled in ‘Hello Fresh’ – a recipe food box delivery service, to cook quick, easy, healthy and tasty meals, using pre-portioned fresh seasonal ingredients.
Vegetables purchased in reusable paper bags to minimise the environmental impact.
Typical weekday dinner for the family and their kids: some rice, mackerel, tomatoes and ready-made meatballs with onions.
Making salad – taste is more important than appearance!
Storing unused vegetables in the fridge.
AMAP (similar to Community Supported Agriculture) vegetable baskets.
Keeping old bread to feed the two backyard chickens.
Lunch at workplace canteen.
Kitchen equipment - this large casserole is perfect for enjoying dishes with friends and gathering around a 5 kg of meat!
Typical breakfast: whole-grain chocolate cake.
Paying attention to discounts and price reductions when shopping.
A typical meal for the family: mackerel in tomato sauce with bread.
Cooking fresh chard and filet mignon from AMAP (similar to Community Supported Agriculture).