Download the SUMS Sustainable Cookbook

— 16.12.20

by Caroline Foster

You can now view the free SUMS Sustainable Cookbook, featuring planet-friendly recipes from staff, students and alumni of Sheffield University Management School.

In December 2020, we asked the Management School community for their sustainable recipes for all styles of cuisine from anywhere in the world. Our community answered and now we can reveal the SUMS Sustainable Cookbook!

What do we mean by ‘sustainable recipes’?

A ‘sustainable recipe’ involves using ingredients that are good for both your body and the planet! By cooking and eating sustainability we can contribute to the achievement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Ingredients included in a ‘sustainable recipe’ tend to be plant-based, seasonal, and produce limited waste. Examples include:

  • All seasonal fruit and vegetables (e.g. during November: apples, butternut squash, carrots, cauliflower, pears, pumpkin)

  • Beans (e.g. ‘Suma Prepacked Organic Haricot Beans’, ‘Suma Organic Black Beans’)

  • Using meat alternatives like falafel, tofu, or jackfruit (which has a pulled pork texture)

  • Using dairy alternatives like coconut milk (great for making a curry), almond milk, or oat milk

  • Lentils

  • Quinoa

  • Chickpeas (or even better, sprouted chickpeas!)

Why did we create the cookbook?

We wanted to bring together the SUMS community, especially during a time when we've all been physically apart. We also aimed to make our small contribution to a greener world, helping work towards meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. The SUMS Sustainable Cookbook has enabled us to create something personal and to inspire students, alumni and staff to think about sustainability in cooking and consuming food.

Download the SUMS Sustainable Cookbook

What do you think?

We would really appreciate your thoughts and comments about the cookbook. Click here to give us your feedback via our short questionnaire.

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