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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who doesn’t love cookies? This is my favourite and easiest recipe. There’s no eggs so it can be eaten raw (although you might want to bake the flour for 10 minutes to “cook it.” Switch up the filling to your liking and let us know what your favourite cookie flavour is

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Ricotta, pesto and spinach lasange

A vegetarian lasagne that rivals the Italian classic

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Review: Fazenda

Temptation will prevail, tells Samuel Pigott

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Review: Rustik

“When our food finally arrived, we almost grabbed the plates out from the waitressed hands with hunger-induced anticipation.”

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Leek and Parsley Roast Chicken

Impress your housemates with a classic roast chicken. This recipe adds another layer of flavour with parsley and lemon, while the vegetables and potatoes are cooked around the bird so it truly is a one pot meal

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Leftover roast chicken and pea risotto

Miriam cooks risotto

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Chocolate and peanut butter malt loaf

Following on from last week’s easy bread recipe, here is a slightly more advanced bread: chocolate and peanut butter malt loaf, a tasty addition to any breakfast, lecture or revision marathon

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Posh Chicken Nuggets

A fast food hangover fix without having to leave the house and I know exactly what’s in them

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Review: Proove

We had to try this new pizza restaurant in West Didsbury

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Easy Bread Recipe

If you’ve never made bread before then it can seem daunting but I promise you it’s a very easy process. If you buy a tin of easy bake yeast then there’s a quick recipe on the back that will made decent enough white bread but by following these simple, additional steps you can achieve a wonderful white loaf that works as the basis for many different types of loaf. It will take time to rise (about 2 hours total) but needs less than 30 minutes of active preparation and is worth it.

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Review: Battle of the Gins

This was an election like no other. Long live the ‘gin-eral election’

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Falafel, flatbreads, tabbouleh and dips

If you’re thinking of hosting a dinner party, try cooking up these simple mezze recipes which are guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser