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Bake Off is Back

Bake Off is Back

Britain’s favourite baking show is back and already proving (no pun intended) to be an enthralling watch
A roundup of the best Food Podcasts

A roundup of the best Food Podcasts

Whether it’s a long train journey ahead, an afternoon pottering in the kitchen, or you’re finally planning to tackle the washing up, the following food podcasts are here to keep you company.
Stock the Perfect Pantry

Stock the Perfect Pantry

Our biggest tip to save you time and money as a student? Make sure you have a well-stocked pantry to cook better, tastier and cheaper.
Wild garlic and what to do with it

Wild garlic and what to do with it

Spring is the perfect time to forage for some delicious wild garlic!
5 positive things to take away from lockdown

5 positive things to take away from lockdown

5 things we should aim to bring into the future beyond these current crazy times

Cooking for love?

A selection of meal kits to suit a range of budgets that are perfect for a lockdown date night in!
Super easy vegan and vegetarian ramen recipe

Super easy vegan and vegetarian ramen recipe

A step by step guide to preparing a hearty and delicious ramen, suitable for vegans, vegetarians and students on a budget!
Steak Night Every Night

Steak Night Every Night

Forget your botched Valentine’s Day attempts at a steak dinner, The Mancunion is here to bring you all the knowledge on how to cook the perfect steak – NSFV (not safe for vegans or veggies unfortunately)
‘Slow’ by Gizzi Erskine: A Cookbook Review

‘Slow’ by Gizzi Erskine: A Cookbook Review

Elena Bradley discusses Gizzi Erskine’s newest cookbook ‘Slow’. Is it too complex or is it the ultimate guide to incredible, dream-worthy food?
Packed lunches: quick, simple, healthy

Packed lunches: quick, simple, healthy

Burnt through your student loan in just a couple of weeks? Save money and treat your taste buds with a packed lunch, not a meal deal
On the joy of a single ingredient: potatoes

On the joy of a single ingredient: potatoes

The humble potato: an often overlooked vegetable, we consume it so regularly that we forget about its charm.
‘Flatmas’: Christmas dinner on a student budget

‘Flatmas’: Christmas dinner on a student budget

Don’t forget the pigs in blankets
#VegOutTogether

#VegOutTogether

Get inspired to cook healthy meals for your whole student flat with Manchester based company, Veg Box People. #vegouttogether

Embrace Turmeric – the Queen of spices

Not only does turmeric give curries a beautiful yellow hue, the nutritional benefits are endless.

Pizza dough used three ways

Pizza, Naan Bread, and Dough Balls – all from one recipe

Striking the right balance

Sometimes it feels like balancing your life at uni with work is impossible and there just aren’t enough hours in the day to do it all… we’re here to help

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

Chicken Kiev burger with triple-cooked chips

Do you love Chicken Kievs? Burgers? Triple cooked chips? If so then you’re in luck, here’s an excellent recipe that incorporates all three

Harissa and Turmeric Dal

This dal is vegetarian, vegan, simple, cheap and packed full of flavour. What more could you want?

Chocolate Cake Recipe

Who doesn’t love cake? This is a great basic cake recipe that everyone should know

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