Dinner in a dash

I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions, especially where food is concerned. In spite of this I’ve realised that I desperately need to cook for myself more after Michaelmas saw me spend a terrifying amount on college food and takeaways. Cooking in a crowded and ill-equipped communal kitchen can be challenging but it becomes bearable […]

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Necklines and nectarines

Marguerite Patten was one of the first ever TV chefs, showing thousands of Brits the vital role of women on the home front during World War Two. Rationing applied to both food and fashion – fabric was economized in printed day dresses. Fanny Cradock’s flamboyant, glamorous and eccentric style dominated through the seventies. In a […]

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