Tag Archives: Supper

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 4: Tomato, Chickpea and Spinach Curry

One or other from a broad range of Indian curries is often suggested as another perennial student favourite, and while some recipes include a long list of ingredients that can appear daunting (and time consuming), home-made options can still be … 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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Pasta with Ricotta, Broad Beans and Mint

Broad beans (also known as fava beans) are in season from April to September, and are excellent in everything from salads to stews. This recipe includes the broad bean in a lovely, summery pasta dish that takes advantage of several … Continue reading

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Frittata with Summer Vegetables and Goat’s Cheese

Frittata is an egg-based dish similar in some ways to both omelette and quiche. I actually prefer it to either of these, finding it more enjoyable – and satisfying – to both cook and eat. Cut into slices, it can … Continue reading

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Lentil and Roasted Tomato Soup

I’ve been wondering for a few days now what I should do with the pound of tomatoes sitting on a cool shelf in my kitchen – beautifully red and still slightly fragrant, hinting of warmer days. They are bizarrely – … Continue reading

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