More than mince

Student food blog: Asparagus, feta and basil pesto tart

Student food blog: Asparagus, feta and basil pesto tart

Summer is coming . . . That means our vege shops and supermarkets are being infiltrated by glorious spears of asparagus!

Student food blog: Pesto and courgette spaghetti

Student food blog: Pesto and courgette spaghetti

Recently I received a "we're sorry you got conjunctivitis in both eyes leading to the bursting of blood vessels making you look like a hideous zombie'' care package from my parents.

Student food blog: Bagels

Student food blog: Bagels

OK, so I know this isn't a meal recipe. But it is a recipe for what could become the basis of a meal.  BLTs, salmon and cream cheese . . . the combinations are endless. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Student food blog: Spaghetti and meatballs

Student food blog: Spaghetti and meatballs

I used to be afraid of pasta: Pasta equals carbs. Carbs equals calories. And calories make you fat. Yet somehow I could justify two pieces of cake. And cake CLEARLY does not contain carbs (not).

Student food blog: Paella

Student food blog: Paella

Paella. Like in tortilla, the ‘l's are pronounced with a ‘ya' sound. So ‘pie-yay-ya'.

Student food blog: Rachel's Yankee pancakes

Student food blog: Rachel's Yankee pancakes

Pancakes for dinner is legit, right?

Student food blog: Meatball, leek and tomato orzo

It's that time of year again: leek season.

Student food blog: Sort-of-but-probably-not-very-authentic falafel pita pockets and hummus

Student food blog: Sort-of-but-probably-not-very-authentic falafel pita pockets and hummus

Chickpeas are my new obsession. Home-made hummus, falafel, chickpea curries. They are everywhere in my food.

Student food blog: Minted pea and feta fritters

Student food blog: Minted pea and feta fritters

Apparently I am on a diet (tell that to the cookies I just baked, the chocolate tart I made on Sunday and the cookie dough balls I keep on hand for cookie-related emergencies stocked in the freezer.)

Student food blog: Moroccan-inspired lamb pizzas

Student food blog: Moroccan-inspired lamb pizzas

I am sitting here for the second night in a row wondering for how many more nights I could eat this; my new favourite dinner.

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