Basics Waste Reduction


Do not throw away your stale bread! Turn it into croutons instead!


  • Stale bread
  • 1 Tbsp olive or vegetable oil*


Preheat the oven to 200°C.

Oil a baking tray or use a baking sheet.

Chop your bread into cubes, half-circles, or any other shape you prefer. But not too fine. Make sure they’re at least 1cm (1/2 inch) thick on all sides.

Place on the baking sheet and bake for 10 min.

Store in a jar with a lid.*


  • Optional is using a baking sheet
  • They can keep outside the fridge but will mold in a month or so. If planning to use them later than 1 month, freezing works better (freeze before cooking).

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