Tag: Food

Food for Lenin

Food for Lenin

by / May 5, 2008 / No Comments

The current food crisis is no surprise to me. For years, people have been saying that we are producing enough food to feed the world, but that the distribution of all this food is inadequate. We have us, the Western countries which have excesses of food, where you see food thrown out wantonly; and famine [...]

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Catering Chaos

Catering Chaos

by / April 28, 2008 / [ 14 Comments ]

A quick report into the future of food on campus There are a lot of things more delicious than an overpriced tepid meat pie on a cold Wednesday afternoon. One would be a hot meat pie. Another would be a reasonably priced meat pie, at any temperature. That’s a big ask. Finding a yummy morsel [...]

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Gigantic Ravenous Mushroom

Gigantic Ravenous Mushroom

by / March 17, 2008 / No Comments

The largest known living organism is a specimen of the fungus Armillaria Ostoyae found in the Malheur National Forest in the Blue Mountains of eastern Oregon. While the fungus’s edible ‘honey mushrooms’ are but small things, they spurt up from a massive network of thread-like mycelium which covers over 2,200 acres and is estimated to [...]

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Cocktails

Cocktails

by / October 15, 2007 / No Comments

In spite of all the hand-wringing and sentiment of last week, it turns out that this week is actually Salient’s last issue for the year. Sorry bout the anti-climax, y’all. Fortunately, judging by some of last week’s columns, I wasn’t the only one who was mistaken. Without wishing to usurp any drink columns (and yes, [...]

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Roast Chicken

Roast Chicken

by / October 8, 2007 / No Comments

For most of us, the next couple of weeks will be fraught with exams (only one for me, but it’s worth 50 per cent) and then it’s really just a countdown to Christmas. That’s ages away though, and frankly, no-one would consult this page for Christmas dinner, so instead I have decided two simple but [...]

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Food

Food

by / October 1, 2007 / No Comments

To be honest I have been stuck for recipe ideas this week, mostly because it is Sunday night and I am desperate to go to bed, don’t want to go to work tomorrow, am supposed to be working on two big assignments due asap, and can hardly type anyway as the weekend was spent docking [...]

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Bread

Bread

by / September 24, 2007 / 1 Comment

People usually don’t attempt bread because they are worried about fucking up the yeast-and-water bit at the start, or they can’t be bothered with the kneading and waiting around. Bread is considered ‘too hard.’ Therefore the following recipe is great for first-timers, as you are starting off gently, in bread-roll form, and just mixing the [...]

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Scones

Scones

by / September 17, 2007 / No Comments

I have, at the request of one of my seven or so readers, decided to consider the humble scone this week. Scones, which are made up of the simplest of ingredients, can often result in lumpy rocks instead of light-as-air puffs. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Potatoes

Potatoes

by / September 10, 2007 / No Comments

One of the best things you could have in your cupboards is a bag of potatoes. Sure, they aren’t as easy as pasta (what with the peeling and all) but they are cheaper, and although they aren’t as quick as rice, they are so versatile and delicious. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Cabbage

Cabbage

by / September 3, 2007 / No Comments

Cabbage is not only good for you; it stays in supermarkets all year round and tends to be reasonably cheap. So, if you are trawling the supermarket in despair, thinking you will never get any vegetable intake because they are all too expensive, grab a cabbage, and try one of the following recipes. Share on [...]

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