Tag : food

Trying Veganuary: Plant Based Lunches

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Incorporating more meat-free meals into your diet is a popular new year’s resolution. Whilst it is relatively easy to have a vegan breakfast/dinner (by using nut milk over your cereal, and replacing the beef mince in your Bolognese for Quorn), when it comes to lunch, it’s harder to think of … Read More

Ideas for an Alternative Vegan Christmas Dinner

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It’s that time of the year already; Christmas is only around the corner! The Christmas lunch is one of my favourite parts about the whole day because it’s a chance for everyone to sit around the dinner table and put all their differences aside to enjoy a hearty meal together. … Read More

Top 5 Restaurants for a Farewell Christmas Dinner

2 months ago / 0 comments

No matter what year you’re in, whether you’re a fresher settling in to the uni environment, in a different city and meeting new people, or a final year student with a never-ending to-do list, the first term has been pretty hectic for most of us. With the first term slowly … Read More

Red Tractor – Assured Food Standards no more?

2 months ago / 0 comments

You’ve probably all seen those red tractor logos on a large amount of food you walk past in the supermarket. You can find it on meat, dairy, grains, fresh produce, and pretty much anything else you can think of. But what does it actually mean? Well, until recently, not a … Read More

‘Meat-tax?’ A Big Mis-Steak

2 months ago / 0 comments

New findings from researchers at the University of Oxford has sparked discussion on the imposition of a ‘meat-tax’ on red and processed meat products. The study revealed the potentially lifesaving effects that such a measure could have on UK households; including the estimate that a price increase of 13% on … Read More

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: A Culinary Education

2 months ago / 0 comments

Iranian-American chef Samin Nosrat’s critically acclaimed book ‘Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat’ has been developed into a four part Netflix series. The show’s aim is to educate viewers on how to master the key elements to culinary perfection. Having read the Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat book, I was thoroughly excited to … Read More

Warming Winter Recipes

2 months ago / 0 comments

Soups are one of the best ways to continue getting enough nutrients in winter, when salads and lighter vegetable dishes lose their appeal in favour of warm, hearty meals. The grid below offers thousands of variations on one basic soup recipe, so you will never run out of ideas. Start … Read More

World Vegan Day: The Veg Pledge

3 months ago / 0 comments

Veganism is becoming a huge movement; it has grown by 700% in the UK in the past two years and you just know that someone, somewhere, is Instagram-ing their avocado on toast. With it being World Vegan Day today, let’s talk about what all the hype is about. Why are … Read More

An Unhealthy Veganism

3 months ago / 0 comments

‘Veganism’, ‘plant-based’, ‘cruelty-free’. All refer to an increasingly popular dietary regime that should be celebrated, promoted and endorsed globally. But in the wake of world mental health day, is it necessary to consider the darker side of dietary restriction? The link between veganism and mental health issues is rather taboo … Read More

Waging the War on Food Waste

3 months ago / 0 comments

It’s that time of year again. No, not Christmas, it’s World Food Day! October 16th marks the celebration of food and he sexy topic of how to reduce food waste. While it’s become trendy to tackle waste in general – whether that’s proudly standing your reusable Chilly’s bottle next to … Read More