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The Short Rant: the worser pasta

Grace O’Neal thinks she’s got pasta problems. Personally, I’m sceptical. But if she wants to stand by her claims, I invite her to come back with some stats, for example, what kind of glue? Is it eco friendly? Is it vegan? These are questions that a true pasta connoisseur of Generation Z would have investigated […]

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The Pasta Disasta of 2k21

Grace O’Neal thinks she’s got pasta problems. Personally, I had never even heard of bow-tie pasta needing glue to hold itself together (as do most of us, let’s be honest, so who am I to judge) and I’m not even 100% convinced it’s true. But if she wants to stand by her earlier claims, I […]

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The Short Rant: the forbidden pasta

As any student, when it comes to pasta, I’d say I’m knowledgeable. So knowledgeable, in fact, that I have a favourite type, fusilli, and more importantly, a least favourite type: farfalle, or “bowtie pasta” as it’s known on the streets. As most seem to overlook, there’s lots to hate about farfalle. It could be the […]

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Strictly Vegan: Tomato Rosé Pasta

One thing COVID 19 has yet to ruin is the good old-fashioned night in. Impress your flatmates with a simple but sumptuous vegan feast. This creamy rosé and tomato pasta dish is the perfect way to add some dinner-party luxury to a cosy night, not to mention, wine is required! Ingredients (serves 2 but can […]

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A simple, yummy recipe for under 5 pounds

Deciding what to have for dinner is a daily struggle. This super easy, affordable and flavoursome dish is the perfect one pan meal for a flat of 3. Obviously doubling up the ingredients can also make this recipe an excellent dinner party dish. Let’s be honest, who doesn’t love a hot bowl of carbs on a cold […]

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Recipe fit for a foodie and a fresher

When talking about students and their cooking capabilities, “pasta” is more than likely to be included somewhere within that conversation. If you haven’t already discovered the Bon Appétit YouTube channel, after following this recipe, it’ll be the only place you look for inspiration. Simple but tasty, this recipe features under the heading “healthyish” (due to […]

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One last drop of vodka left in the bottle? We’ve got you covered

It’s a familiar situation. There are a few splashes of spirit left in the bottle you took to pres last night, and whilst it’s not enough to get you through the next night out, it certainly doesn’t deserve to get thrown out. It might sit on the kitchen counter for a week or so before […]

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William’s Everyday Dishes: mind-blowing macaroni

As promised in last week’s edition, I have been getting elbow deep in mac’n’cheese this week to bring you a pasta dish so rich, decadent and delectable that you will not be able to stop making it. Or at least that is the plan. As a comfort food hero, macaroni cheese’s perfection lies largely in […]