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‘Recipeasly’: missing the mark or the answer to our prayers?

Picture this: you’ve decided to push the boat out and cook something new. You check the cupboards to see what ingredients you already have lying around and find a lone can of chickpeas. You google “chickpea recipes” and are met with hundreds of options. From Morrocan tagines, to Indian curries, to classic hummus, to homemade […]

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One Pot Wonders: minimal washing up, maximum taste

Whether you find great enjoyment in cooking or loathe the process, it is sure and certain that no one finds pleasure in the stack of dirty dishes that appear after an hour or so in the kitchen. One pot wonders are slightly less complex to orchestrate and a great way of cutting down on washing […]

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No Knead to Worry- GBBO is Back

Summer has officially come to an end. The few blissful “days” of Scottish sunshine and temperatures above fifteen degrees are behind us and the nights are getting longer once more. The start of this academic year is very different to before, but one thing is the same: on a Tuesday night I can still boil […]

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The Student’s Isolation Series: an Introduction

Food has always been a focal point in my life. Until the age of fourteen, I lived in a lively household with my parents, brother, uncle, aunt, cousin, and grandmother. It was overwhelming at times to say the least, but it wasn’t anything abnormal in South Asian culture. Everyone had their own agenda for the […]

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Bolognese 3 days – a diverse recipe for a classic dish

Spaghetti Bolognese is a staple dish for so many people and having watched both of my parents cook it multiple times over my eighteen years at home, I seem to have absorbed their recipe. It is a great one pot dish, making for minimal washing up, and the Bolognese itself is so versatile.  If you […]

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Winter warmer: rolled aubergine recipe

Baked Aubergine Rolls in a Rich Tomato Sauce This dish is an amalgamation of classic combinations, resulting in a dish perfect for an evening meal as the autumnal nights draw in, and the colder weather makes us crave something warm and hearty. Oozing mozzarella, fresh herbs and a richly flavoured tomato sauce come together to […]

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Struggling with cooking? Check out these tips for being the best student chef

More times than often, it is a struggle to minimise grocery spending or trying to restrain from ordering a Dominos at 11.50pm after a long library session. Being in charge of your kitchen may have sounded really tempting at the beginning of the semester, but right now, all we wish for is our mum to […]

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Veganuary: two recipes to help you get started

Sweet potato and coconut soup Vegans, non-vegans, eat your heart out. This warming, rich soup is a certain crowd pleaser and my absolute go-to whenever I’m entertaining my plant-based friends and family. Inspired by ‘The Medicinal Chef’ Dale Pinnock, this soup is a great source of beta carotene, flavonoids, and ajoene; all of which function […]