Meat-Free Days: Do they work?

Vegetarian, vegan, flexitarian, reducitarian, veggan, ‘cheegan’ (a vegan who eats cheese so I’m told). There seem to be new words cropping up to describe people’s diets every week. No longer do people hold themselves to one diet or another, but rather try to eat more ‘consciously’, considering the impacts on the environment and animal welfare […]

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The Last Supper

Cast your mind back to the Easter vac—a bygone era before coursework or prelims revision, filled with holiday related snacks and access to a fridge stocked by my mum. Although there’s a lot to be said for my college, with its tacky-floored bar and prospectus-glossed amenities, moving back into college always leaves a kitchen sized […]

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A Taste of Home – China

The famous (and arguably best) moment in Ratatouille sees the singular critic, Anton Ego transported back into his childhood memories upon swallowing the first bite of ratatouille – a dish humble in origins and ingredients. One bite is enough to exceed his demand for ‘perspective,’ and the critic is overcome with intense nostalgia, flung back […]

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