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Come Dine with Us – thoughts on a student experiment

Many months ago, amidst the stream of dull days where we pretended to watch pre-recorded lectures, a lightbulb graced the mind of my pseudonymous flatmate – to host a ‘Come Dine with Me’ extravaganza within the flat. Across five consecutive nights, each of us would culinarily compete for bragging rights and a free dinner out. […]

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Leaving lockdown at your own pace

As the anniversary of when we first entered lockdown approaches, now more than ever, we’re all probably feeling ready to escape the perimeters of our confinement. Luckily, the roadmap to normality has been announced, and the 21st of June is pencilled into everybody’s diaries (or should I say firmly outlined with a permanent marker?). And […]

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Lifestyle Recipes

Three ‘no bake’ desserts for a hassle-free dinner party

These ‘no-bake desserts’ mean that you can have your pudding ready and waiting in the fridge, avoiding oven-wars at all costs. Continental Slice: These biscuity treats are like a millionaires shortbread – but without the hassle of making caramel and baking a shortbread biscuit. A great sweet treat to go with coffee at the end of a dinner.   Ingredients: […]