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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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The art of chaotic cooking: no recipe, no measurements, just vibes

I am someone who boils pasta in water that is “as salty as the Mediterranean”. I do not use a spoon to measure out this salt, I use my imagination by recollecting that one summer I spent jumping off rocks and into the sea on the Amalfi Coast. The phrase is a common one for […]

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Top festive recipes to get you in spirit

Amidst the endless flurry of deadlines, uncertainty and the wonders and wearies of “hybrid learning,” there is solace to be found in the creation, completion and consumption of some well-earned festive delights. Whether you follow recipes to the letter – crossing the i’s and dotting the t’s- there is plenty here to satisfy your Christmas […]

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The art of mastering snack time

Studying all day at home or in the library is an incredibly hunger inducing task, so we often reach for a snack to tide us over until the next meal time. However, the usual snacks that the majority of us impulsively choose, are often unhealthy and packed with unnecessary fats, sugars and salts. Thinking a […]

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Autumn Recipe: the perfect honey roast carrots

In The Student’s food section we have plenty of perfect main dishes, desserts and whole-flat faves, but it’s time that we dedicate some time to perfecting a fool proof side dish that goes with everything from a Sunday roast to a warm winter salad. This honey roasted carrots recipe is a winner every time and […]

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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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Fabulous foods that freeze well

In these strange times, with queues outside shops and not quite knowing what food will be around, batch cooking some large quantities of simple essentials can help. Cooking is also a great way to avoid boredom and general meal planning and feeding larger numbers of people can be made easier if you opt for batch […]

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Luscious Lemon and Courgette Spaghetti

This dish is summer on a plate, fresh tasting courgettes and zesty citrus notes, liven up a bowl of spaghetti. This meal is super simple and super speedy, meaning it is the perfect quick fix for your evening meal after a full day of classes. The dish is also utlra healthy with the majority of […]