Category Archives: Lunch

Eat More Cauliflower: Chargrilled Cauliflower Salad

Despite Yotam Ottolenghi’s best efforts to raise the public profile of the humble cauliflower, the last decade has seen a clear and steady decline in its popularity. I was surprised to learn that sales in the UK have apparently gone … Continue reading

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“The most magnificent of vegetables”: Cauliflower soup with mustard croutons

Yotam Ottolenghi claims that cauliflower is “one of the most magnificent of all vegetables” (The Weekend Guardian). In his writing, cauliflower is described as exciting and versatile – as magnificent, no less. In his recipes, it’s paired with ingredients that … Continue reading

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Los Angeles vs. Los Angeles: Starring the Malibu Farm Pier Café

Los Angeles (definition) City in California Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles, often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in the U.S. state of California and the second most populous in the United States, after New … Continue reading

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Pearl Barley with Butternut Squash, Courgette and Fennel

Pearl barley is a processed and polished grain that has had the hull and bran removed. It doesn’t have a particularly distinctive taste, and is commonly used in soups and stews as a thickener, where it adds texture and bulk … Continue reading

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Golden Beetroot Pasta with fresh herb pesto

Golden beetroot is a beautiful vegetable. It is characterised not only by its wonderful, sweet and earthy flavour (which is slightly milder than its red counterpart), but also by its stunning, unbelievably vibrant, bright yellow colour. Beetroot is in season … Continue reading

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Student Recipes – Day 6: Hearty Lentil and Spinach Soup

Lentil soup is hearty, filling, tasty and comforting. And as with all the recipes in this series, it’s also inexpensive. Besides all that, lentils are nutritious; an excellent source of low-fat protein – making them a particularly valuable addition to … Continue reading

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Student Recipes – Day 5: Sardines on Toast

Toast forms the starting point for several popular student meals, with baked beans and cheese providing two of the most common toppings. It’s easy to understand the appeal of such an easy and convenient snack – which requires the bare … Continue reading

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Student Recipes – Day 3: Roasted Ratatouille Pasta

As well as being quick and easy to cook, pasta is inexpensive and incredibly versatile, making it an ideal staple for busy students. And whilst white pasta doesn’t have a particularly impressive nutritional content, using a whole wheat variety will … Continue reading

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Student Recipes – Day 2: Pitta Bread Pizza

Linked to taste, convenience and affordability – as well as sociability –pizza (both frozen and take-away) is frequently listed as one of the most popular student foods. However, it also tends to be relatively high in calories, (saturated) fat and … Continue reading

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Student Recipes Day 1: Home-Made ‘Pot Noodle’

Like many young adults, Jess has recently become a full-time student. In the pursuit of her goals, she has left her parental home in Sheffield and moved to London, where she is currently undertaking a foundation degree at the London Academy … Continue reading

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