Cooking



The wrong kind of heat in the kitchen

27th April 2021

One writer’s experience in the traditionally male-dominated sphere. Content Warning: discussion of sexual harassment and misogyny  When I was younger, I would always ask the waiter if I could take a sneak peek into the kitchen. There’s something about restaurants and their atmosphere that is energetic and creative like no other space. “Who am I ...


Food stereotypes: Italian edition

9th April 2021

Sofia Della Sala debunks the myths of one “Italian” cuisine.  Italians: they are always late, they are loud, and they move their hands incessantly. My parents are Italian, so growing up with this culture, I can confirm that there is some truth to these stereotypes (they do all stem from somewhere after all!). But there ...


Home Comforts: Flavours of Greece

14th February 2021

Callum explores his personal connection to Greek food in the next instalment of our longest-running series. At this time of year when meeting new people, whether it be in seminars, sports teams or societies, we are often faced with those awkward ice breakers. The dreaded “tell us something interesting about you”, which seems to have ...


Meals for a loved up lockdown

14th February 2021

Rothery Sullivan looks at how students in any relationship status can enjoy a foodie Valentine’s under current restrictions. A topic you may have been pondering on for the past few weeks, single or taken, is the topic of spending Valentine’s Day in lockdown! If you’re single, this holiday may seem like one of the easiest ...