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Soup and sailing with Murray MacDonald

Murray MacDonald tells me there are two sides to him. The ‘social media’ side of Murray – amiable, chipper, and perhaps “too confident,” he claims, in a hail-fellow-well-met sort of way – is most likely the Murray known to the Edinburgh locals that make up the Facebook group The Meadows Share, an online free exchange […]

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Lifestyle Recipes

Lentil and carrot soup with cumin, crispy leeks and cheese

Storm Dennis/ Ellen? Need a mid-week pick me up? A hearty bowl of warm goodness should do the trick, with, like any good thing, a hint of cheese. Perfect for a lighter dinner, or stored in a flask for a filling and tasty lunch on the go. This soup can also be made in bulk […]

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Lifestyle Reviews

Review: Union of Genius

Despite the façade of sunshine out the window, there lacks a persuasion of warmth to admit winter is over just yet. With this mantra I made my way to Forrest road’s Union of Genius to taste its promise of a plethora of steamy soups.  From the trio I chose the veggie chilli was a resounding […]

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Lifestyle Reviews

Gotta Taste ‘Em All

Gotta Taste ‘Em All is a weekly review of campus street food vans by Julie Zaugg, who is eager to convince you to reconsider where you next get your lunch