Flippin’ good recipes for Pancake Day

With Valentine’s day on the horizon, we almost forgot something much more important: Pancake Day! Who needs a romantic dinner, when you can create the perfect pancake stack to binge on.

Avocado daft: recipes

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 […]

#MondayMeal Vegan McDonald’s Sausage and Egg McMuffin

This week’s #MondayMeal comes from the lovely Adele from Vegan Burd. Not only does she create vegan-friendly versions of old-school sweets (think Rollos, Munchies and Crunchies) she also managed to squeeze in some time to share her incredible vegan McMuffin recipe with us.  Check it out below! Ingredients 1 veggie sausage (I used a Linda […]

Perfect pancakes

Pancake Day has to be in the top 10 days of the year (ranking only after our other favourite sweet-treat laden holidays of Christmas and Easter). It’s the perfect excuse to stuff your face with pancakes and experiment with toppings – what’ll it be this year? Nutella? Seasonal berries? Bananas? Whatever your choice, perfecting your pancake recipe […]

Top 5 recipes for chocaholics

Chocolate lovers of the world rejoice! It’s Chocolate Week – also known as the best week ever. To celebrate, you can stuff your face with your favourite treats – from a Galaxy Caramel to a Kit Kat, some gorgeous Green & Black’s to a bar of good old-fashioned Dairy Milk, now’s the time to indulge in your sweet tooth. […]

Brain food baking

Now that the new term has started, it’s important to keep in mind that it’s time to get your head down and start studying over those lecture notes or for your prelims later this year. Although that’s vital, there is one thing that’s maybe even more important (and definitely more interesting) than all the academics […]

Student-friendly cooking

You get the shock of your life when you no longer have Chef Mum dishing up your dinner every night after school, but the classic combination takeaways, instant noodles and coffee is not the diet of kings. Cooking is a pretty handy skill to have – and, as Jamie Oliver once said, anyone can learn […]