Ducan Kitchen: Vegetarianism is simply a change of habit

We had a talk with Duc Nguyen, Vietnamese vegetarian chef, writer and blogger, on vegetarian eating, the vegetarian cuisine scene in Vietnam, and how this diet has been a tradition for hundreds of years in Asia.

How to enjoy exotic flavors we have grown to love in Europe, without leaving a huge carbon footprint?

Today, it is quite unimaginable for Europeans to skip on chocolate, nor coffee or tea, or sugar, pepper, bananas, avocados…What are ways to enjoy these flavors without leaving too much ecological damage? We'll discuss sailing, greenhouses using thermal mass, heat sink, geothermal energy, compost heater, and fruit walls.

To combat food waste: let’s take a look at our fridge

There is nothing dumber than the food waste problem that humans have created. To solve this, we can start looking at our frenemy - the fridge. What are better, less energy-demanding alternatives for food storage? We'll take a look at ancient storage techniques (ice house, Zeer pot, root cellar...) and food preservation (fermentation, fruit preserves...).