April 1, 2018

It cannot be denied that the plastic pollution of our seas and oceans is already emerging as one of the hot-button issues of 2018. As it stands, about 8 million tonnes of plastic winds up in our oceans each year. However, even in light of these statistics, the plastic...

March 9, 2018

We’re halfway through Lent. All your resolutions are shattered. You’ve slept through the three alarms you set for that yoga class; the drunk texts you sent have been left on read; and there's a half eaten kebab next to your pillow. We get it, we’ve all been there.

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February 19, 2018

While the number of people practicing vegetarianism and veganism in the UK and Ireland has risen exponentially in recent years, the vast majority of the world still eat meat. However, even small changes, such as simply reducing the amount of meat, especially red meat,...

February 19, 2018

Cake ingredients

Makes 2 8" round cake tins.

175g Plain Flour

3/4tsp Baking Powder

3/4 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda

1tsp Ground Cinnamon (or to taste)

1tsp Ground Ginger (or to taste)

1/4tsp Salt

285ml Sunflower Oil

325g Caster Sugar

3 Large Eggs

225g Grated Raw Carrots

Icing Ingredien...

February 12, 2018

Ahh V day. A day of candied love hearts and awkward self-doubt over whether you’ve been going out for too long or too short a time to really celebrate it. Such a day of romance needs to be freed from it’s Hallmark trappings and we have just the guide to help you do it!

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February 9, 2018

The following article should be digested with a bucket of salt in order to improve its taste. We are afraid to say that this piece contains crude, largely unscientific, but ultimately thought-provoking information that some readers may find distasteful.

Over the last de...

February 4, 2018

We often forget that we are part of a much larger ecosystem and that our poor health so often results in a poor environment as well. Nowhere is this more apparent than in our relationship towards food. Now, more than ever, we are drowning in food, the supermarkets are...

Easily overlooked in the greengrocer’s, these knobbly little roots are as useful as your bag of potatoes. If you think about them in similar terms, a whole world of dishes opens up. Roasted, fried, mashed, blended into a soup; there is little that the jerusalem articho...

Forced rhubarb spends the winter in darkness, with growers traditionally harvesting only by candlelight. Whilst the rhubarb season does now stretch right through to late summer, it’s still worth preserving a little of forced rhubarb’s early magic.

When diluted with...

Much like most of us have wanted to for the last week, new season rhubarb has been spending the winter hibernating in the dark, as growers traditionally only harvest by candlelight. It’s a truly ancient plant, and one of the few UK grown vegetables to be given Pro...

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