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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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Let the gourd times roll. What to do with your leftover Halloween pumpkin

Think the myriad witches, scary movies or approaching deadlines are the spookiest part of Halloween? Well, think again my friend. I’ll tell you something that’s a lot more horrific and that’s the number of pumpkins chucked after a single day of festivities.  A recent survey carried out by food waste charity Hubbub found that 12.8 […]

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A foolproof recipe for the perfect carrot cake

Now carrot cake is perhaps one of the more controversial of classic cakes, but this recipe is bound to win over even the most reluctant of vegetable cake foregoers. This is a delightfully moist sponge with warming spices and crunchy walnuts. The icing for the top and middle is to die for, the zesty orange […]

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Super handy tinned recipes for your lock-down lunches

Using up your tinned and dried goods is a great way to pass the time in lock-down, and hopefully means that you don’t have to leave the house to pop to the shops. You should hopefully have all of these ingredients in the depth of your pantry or cupboard! Pea and chickpea falafel patties We […]

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Pea and Pancetta Gnocchi with Garlic Bread

If you like a quick and easy recipe, where speed does not mean a compromise of flavour, then this is the perfect dish to cook after a day of nine till five classes. Salty pancetta wonderfully compliments the rich, creamy sauce and a garlic bread side dish provides a deeply satisfying crunch.  Whilst the indulgent […]

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Eating out… whilst eating at home

Eating out, whilst being enjoyable and extremely convenient, is a costly affair. The immense variety of restaurant choice that now dominates our high-street, is a constant temptation to fulfil our dietary requirements whilst out and about. However, perhaps the heightened  availability of eating-out options means that we can strive to replicate exciting dining in our […]

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Roasted aubergine with garlic rice and spinach for under £5

A perfect healthy winter warmer for those nights when you want to use up what you have left in your cupboard. This recipe is a perfect filling and hearty dinner for two, and obviously it’s under five pounds! Ingredients: x2 aubergines: 70p each x2 cloves of garlic: 10p x1 tablespoon of honey: a few p x2 teaspoon […]

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Homemade vegetarian Miso Noodle soup for under £5

Vegetarian and very quick to make, this Miso Noodle soup is perfect for those chilly autumnal evenings. Perfect for vegetarian and non-vegetarians alike, it’s great to share around the dinner table or even keep to enjoy yourself. Total Cost: £4.80 Total time: 18 mins Ingredients: 2cm piece of ginger, peeled. 1 clove of garlic, peeled. […]