Category : Food

Vegan challenge: Moral monotony

3 years ago / 0 comments

At the end of January when my housemate told me about the Great University Vegan Challenge, I was intrigued. The challenge, proposed by Animal Aid, is to give up all animal products in your diet for the whole month of February. Although I’m not a vegetarian, I am an animal … Read More

North Brewing Co. taproom launch

3 years ago / 0 comments

With the end of term rapidly approaching and deadlines passing, we’re all in need of a treat. After too many weeks spent in an overcrowded Hyde Park Pub, it’s time to venture out and try somewhere new. The North Brewing Co is an ideal place for some chilled out end … Read More

The well-fed student: The female cooks that everyone should know about

3 years ago / 0 comments

The UK food world has been largely dominated by men for many years, with the exceptions of a few female home cooks that have become national treasures, such as Delia Smith, Mary Berry and Nigella Lawson. There has recently been a surge of female chefs and health gurus releasing books … Read More

Utter overindulgence at Burt & Nelly

3 years ago / 0 comments

When it comes to Burt & Nelly the first big decision is whether to go for a savoury or sweet pizza, or both. Overeating caution: if, like me, your eyes are bigger than your belly and you decide to go for a savoury pizza with a side of macaroni cheese, … Read More

The well-fed student: Stick with the seasons

3 years ago / 0 comments

If you are eating on a budget, it is always a good idea to eat in season – i.e. produce that’s currently being grown in the UK. Firstly, it’s CHEAPER, as there is a lot of it going spare, and on top of this seasonal fruit and veg are often … Read More

The well-fed student: Smoothie bowls

3 years ago / 0 comments

Smoothie bowls are one of my favourite breakfasts: they’re basically like a fruity ice cream/soup. They taste like a dessert but you don’t get the sick feeling that comes after a bowl of actual ice cream, and they are full of goodness to give you a morning glow. If I’m … Read More

Review: It’s Turtle Bay all the way down

3 years ago / 0 comments

February might be the shortest month of the year, but the wind and rain seem never-ending, and the glowing windows of the new Turtle Bay restaurant were a welcome sight that promised warmth and shelter. And they did not disappoint; the mismatched interior and reggae music welcomes you like an … Read More

The well-fed student: Lunar New Year veggie ‘duck’ jackfruit recipe 

3 years ago / 0 comments

My pescatarian housemate has been craving duck pancakes, so when we heard about jackfruit – a fruit that is native to Southern China and Southeast Asia which has the consistency of pulled pork or crispy duck when baked – we had to give it ago. We decided to use a … Read More

There’s no smoke without fire: Smoke BBQ review

3 years ago / 0 comments

If anyone suggested going for a barbecue last night, I would have thought they were mad, but in this case I would have missed out on a real treat. Believe me, we have really beaten the weather – this barbecue is indoors. Smoke Barbecue, found on Merrion Way, offers an … Read More

Black Swan Pub’s excitingly English new menu

3 years ago / 0 comments

Black Swan Pub on Call Lane have released a brand new food menu, and hosted a tasting session to introduce it. Specialising in traditional British food with a contemporary twist, the new menu was set out to compliment the existing theme by adding a number of innovative options. Upon entering … Read More