(O)xmas Sugar Biscuits

Image description: Sugar biscuits in a variety of festive shapes covered in coloured icing. Looking for an (O)xmas treat to chase away the cold nights? Look no further! Christmas sugar biscuits are the perfect sweet treat for a wholesome movie night – they’re quick and easy to make, and super fun to decorate! I made these […]

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From Russia to Italy: food discoveries from our years abroad

Image description: Two plates of dumplings, on a table. Maga Flores-Trevino—Aosta Valley – Seupa à la valpellinentze (Zuppa alla valpellinzese)   Food in the Aosta Valley, where I spent a big part of my year abroad, is a reflection of the cow-filled, mountainous land situated between France and Switzerland in Northern Italy. Mountain climate and […]

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Summer Recipes

I am a summer person. Despite my academic lifestyle and a never-ending list of hobbies, I am most content blissfully passed out on a sun-lounger by the local pool, letting the sun tan my skin as it crosses the sky, a book and an Aperol Spritz by my side. I spend most of the year […]

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The Raw Revolution

For my parent’s generation, catering for vegetarians was certainly not the ‘norm’. In fact, ‘vegetarian’ wasn’t a recognised term like it is today – plenty of people had never met a vegetarian before, and to embrace that title was to identify yourself as completely outside of the mainstream. Since then, social stigma has greatly improved […]

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