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Dinner with Sana: Tandoori Chicken Curry

Want to stimulate your taste buds? Spice up your day with Sana’s take on the popular South Asian dish… Tandoori chicken is a popular South Asian dish. The name originates from ‘tandoor’, the word for the cylindrical clay oven in which the chicken is traditionally roasted at high temperatures with yoghurt and spices. The specific […]

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‘Sana’s Recipes’ Mug Brownies

Everyone loves a good mug brownie. They’re a quick and easy fix when you’re craving a midnight snack and pair perfectly with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. The hot and cold contrast really makes for a perfect dessert. These can also be made in a little ramekin cup in the oven if you’re worried […]

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Pancakes, Pancakes, a week later, and more Pancakes

Shrove Tuesday, more popularly referred to as Pancake Day, is a day either in February or March, the day before the first day of Lent. The reason pancakes are associated with this day is because they were a good way to use up rich foods such as eggs, milk, and sugar, before the fasting season […]

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Sundried Tomato and Roasted Pepper Pesto

I’ve always been a big fan of pesto pasta, but the store bought stuff never really seems to do it for me. You just can’t beat the aroma and flavour of fresh homemade pesto, and when it’s so simple to make there’s really no excuse not to.

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Quick and Easy Stir-Fry

Being students, we don’t always have the time to whip up a gourmet meal. But if, like me, you’re not a big fan of frozen/microwave meals there’s nothing quicker or easier than a stir-fry. I usually like to marinate the meat for a couple of hours in yoghurt, lemon juice and garlic paste beforehand just […]

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Pinto Mexican Kitchen

VERDICT: A burst of spice and flavour to heat up your typically chilly evening in Edinburgh. Would definitely recommend.