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Recipe: Christmas Pizzas

This festive twist on pizza is sure to be as fun to eat as it is to make

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Recipe: Emergency Microwave Mug Brownie

SOS: Sweet tooth emergency. Make this quick microwave mug recipe in just a minute!

Croque Madame (2)

Recipe: Croque-Madame

What better brunch could there possibly be? Toast, ham, melted cheese and a white sauce. Sunday morning perfection

Lemon and Halloumi Courgetti

Lemon and Halloumi Courgetti

A brilliant mid-week meal which proves that low-carb and vegetarian doesn’t have to be boring

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Scary snot and sinew soup aka pumpkin soup with melting cheese and bacon

Wanting to get in the Halloween spirit? Try this easy recipe for a spooky Pumpkin soup.

Thai Panang Curry

Recipe: Thai Panang Curry

What better way to make new friends at the start of a new term than by cooking up a great Thai curry for them? Plus, with all the veg in here you might even be able to fight off that Freshers’ flu! This dish can easily be made entirely from vegetables, or you can include your favourite meat for a great midweek meal

Photo: Lily Carden

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

Photo: Miriam Mizzi

Ricotta, pesto and spinach lasange

A vegetarian lasagne that rivals the Italian classic

Photo: Lily Carden

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

Photo: Miriam Mizzi

Leftover roast chicken and pea risotto

Miriam cooks risotto

Photo: Alec Wilby

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

Photo: Lily Carden

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.