Fighting food waste through freebies

Would you willingly throw some cash directly into the bin? I’d imagine not, but that’s basically what you’re doing when it comes to food waste. You might not think much when you empty those gross kitchen shelves of sagging packets of spinach and loaves of stale bread, but it’s part of a global problem of […]

A new arcade and ramen bar is coming to Glasgow!

The fact that another ramen restaurant is opening in Glasgow will hardly be ground-breaking news to local residents. With the likes of Ichiban, Ramen Dayo, and Temaki, the city can boast of having some of the best Japanese restaurants in Scotland. So, what makes R-CADE stand out from the crowd? Situated in the East End, […]

Avocado daft on guacamole day

Proving there really is a day for everything because tomorrow (16 September) is guacamole day – we’re going beyond the humble avocado, here. Probably one of the best side dishes or additions to any meal, guacamole is so tasty it can fix almost anything…within reason. To support you independent types flying the nest we’re bringing […]

Freshers’ food: mastering the basics of the kitchen

Moving away from home for college or uni means you’ll be learning a lot of more than introduction to psychologic and molecular biology. There’s a lot of ‘life skills’ you’ll have to master too. Sorting your washing, contemplating ironing (then realising it’s easier to just hang things up carefully), making your own doctors appointments, remembering to lock […]

Feed the Mob for Under a Tenner

Student living is like no other. All nighters, party flats with sticky floors and grimy bathrooms, a washing pile that just doesn’t seem to be going down – it disappeared at home? – and mouldy bread. So much mouldy bread. Fed up of having hunger pangs? Never fear, there is a brand new social media […]

Student lifehacks: how to spend less on food

If you’ve managed to splash most of your student loan already this month, but don’t know what you actually bought, it was probably just food. Have you ever been unable to justify spending that £20 on a new top but had no problem spending just as much on a takeaway or eating out? Of course […]

Flipping brilliant pancake art

We won’t lie. We were pretty impressed when we managed to flip a pancake (and Boomerang it), but some clever cookies on the interweb are taking things one step further with Shrove Tuesday treats and turning it into an art form. Using coloured batter, talented tossers are flexing their culinary and artistic muscles to create picturesque […]

Cooking in miniature

Even if you’re not a big cook yourself, there’s something quite addictive about recipe tutorial videos that pop up in our social streams. But YouTuber WendyMiniCity has taken the trend and made it a whole lot cuter with her tiny cooking demos. Wendy does recipes in miniature, cooking up tiny fries, pizza and even Korean BBQ […]