Let’s get funky!

Image description: Prawn paste chicken There are many things that can be improved by sitting in a sealed jar for an extended period of time, in particular fermented shrimp paste. Uncooked, it can be intensely fishy, savoury, salty, and pungent. It is a prominent ingredient in several Southeast Asian cuisines, with many regional variations, taking […]

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Creative Team Applications are Open!

Image description: White text on blue background asking for Creative Team applications: Illustrators, digital designers, and photographers  Applications to join the Creative Team of the Oxford Student are now open. If you would like to be an artistic contributor in Michaelmas, now is your chance to apply! Click here for our application form All applications […]

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An interview with Montezuma’s

Image description: Rows of colourful bars of chocolate next to a sign saying ‘Welcome to Montezuma’s Oxford, Extraordinary Chocolate.’ Oxford’s newest chocolate shop, Montezuma’s, has at last opened its vibrant doors on historic Queen street. Owners Helen and Simon Pattinson were kind enough to speak to Sophie and me about the opening of their seventh […]

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An Ode to Cowley Tesco

Image description: supermarket shelves with groceries. There were three stages of my reaction to the news that the Cowley Road Tesco would be closing until the autumn: denial, panic, and somewhat successful attempts to adjust. First came the denial. One quiet morning a newsletter came through my letterbox announcing the closure of said Tesco for […]

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