Scraps and peel are boiled for stock. India has rediscovered frugal cooking during the coronavirus lockdown when food supplies were stretched. Photo: Charukesi RamaduraiScraps and peel are boiled for stock. India has rediscovered frugal cooking during the coronavirus lockdown when food supplies were stretched. Photo: Charukesi Ramadurai
Scraps and peel are boiled for stock. India has rediscovered frugal cooking during the coronavirus lockdown when food supplies were stretched. Photo: Charukesi Ramadurai

Frugal Indian cooks rediscover vegetable peel and fruit rinds during lockdown, and light up Facebook and Instagram with recipes

  • Cooking groups sprang up online to swap recipes using scraps and leftovers when Indian housewives caught out by sudden coronavirus lockdown had to improvise
  • Many used peel, stems and rinds they previously discarded, and recalled their grandmothers’ kitchen smarts. Will this conscious cooking outlast the virus?
Topic |   Food and Drinks
Scraps and peel are boiled for stock. India has rediscovered frugal cooking during the coronavirus lockdown when food supplies were stretched. Photo: Charukesi RamaduraiScraps and peel are boiled for stock. India has rediscovered frugal cooking during the coronavirus lockdown when food supplies were stretched. Photo: Charukesi Ramadurai
Scraps and peel are boiled for stock. India has rediscovered frugal cooking during the coronavirus lockdown when food supplies were stretched. Photo: Charukesi Ramadurai
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