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Is Bake Off Still a “National Treasure”?

“I left Bake Off when Mary did.” This was my flatmate Immie’s resolute answer to my asking if she fancied catching up on this week’s episode of The Great British Bake Off. She is certainly not the only Bake Off lover to be still mourning the absence of the delightful Mary Berry. Nevertheless, having overcome my own reservations about the changes the show’s move to Channel 4 would entail, I was delighted to discover a Bake Off with its wholesome charm essentially intact. Continue reading Is Bake Off Still a “National Treasure”?

Razz’s Summer Recipes

Finally, summer is here! The following recipes are perfect for making with friends and enjoying in the sunshine. For more of my culinary ventures, follow me on Instagram: food_with_lu. Chocolate, berry and walnut cake squares Vegan My Norwegian flatmate introduced me to this super easy recipe. Serves: 12 squares, baking time: 30 minutes Ingredients 150ml of non-dairy milk 200g of caster sugar 50g of brown sugar 100ml vegetable oil … Continue reading Razz’s Summer Recipes

Review: The Galley Restaurant in Topsham

Located on Fore Street in the heart of Topsham, your first impression of The Galley may be of a small, unassuming restaurant. Facing a boat yard, the restaurant has a charming view across the river, with a newly refurbished cobalt blue exterior. The Galley looks like a quaint, local business. In fact, it is exactly that. We were welcomed by a charming waiter, who sat … Continue reading Review: The Galley Restaurant in Topsham

Unimumma’s Exam-Time Meals: Turkey Koftas

Serves 4 Ingredients: 500g turkey mince 1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander 4 tsp cumin 3 tsp ground coriander 2 garlic cloves (grated) ½ red onion (grated) 1 egg Method: Combine all the ingredients together, season with salt and pepper and make into kofta shapes (this is easier with wet hands). :Leave in the fridge for 10 mins. Place on a grill, and grill for 15-18 … Continue reading Unimumma’s Exam-Time Meals: Turkey Koftas

Unimumma’s Exam-Time Meals: Spatchcock Chicken Traybake

Ingredients: 1 medium chicken 2 red peppers 1 red onion ½ butternut squash 2 courgettes 1 aubergine 3 garlic cloves (chopped) 4 tsp smoked paprika 2 tsp paprika 2 tsp tumeric 2 tsp dried oregano 500g Quinoa mix 1 tbsp chopped fresh mint 1 lemon 3 tbsp 0% fat yogurt 1 tbsp olive oil 1 veg stock cube Method: Spatchcock the chicken (you can look … Continue reading Unimumma’s Exam-Time Meals: Spatchcock Chicken Traybake

Uninumma’s Lunch Recipe: Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad

As exams are now amongst us, and we are fighting for space in the Forum, lunch needs to be quick, healthy, and cheap (of course). So this week is all about meal prepping, bringing you three meals that will keep for a few days and are perfect to take to campus! Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 tins of tuna (in brine) … Continue reading Uninumma’s Lunch Recipe: Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad

Unimumma’s Week 4 Recipes: Beetroot and Smoked Mackerel Salad with Pitta Chips

Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 smoked mackerel fillet 1 tbsp low fat soft cheese 2 tsp wholegrain mustard Squeeze of lemon 1 raw beetroot Handful of lettuce 1 wholegrain pitta 1 sprig of fresh rosemary 4 or 5 sun-blushed or cherry tomatoes Method Flake the fish into a bowl, add in the mustard and soft cheese, with lots of pepper and lemon juice. Mix together … Continue reading Unimumma’s Week 4 Recipes: Beetroot and Smoked Mackerel Salad with Pitta Chips