Tag Archives: sweets

The brilliant food ideas of a hypothetical stoner

As I wrote a while ago, it’s the stoners of this world that come up with the most amazing food ideas. Imagine being high as a kite, getting the munchies, grabbing whatever is left in the fridge, and making a … Continue reading

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Walnut powered nostalgia pie

Surely you remember my massive sack o’ nuts that I wrote about a couple of weeks ago, and surely you’re wondering what happened to it! A kilo and a half of walnuts is no small quantity of food to get … Continue reading

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My Scottish family

Five years ago I moved to Glasgow. It was a bold move, at the time. I didn’t know anyone here, and I had never even been to Scotland and yet there I went, to study at Glasgow uni, implying a … Continue reading

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Cupcakes for the wounded

A very dear friend of mine has had a somewhat unfortunate accident recently. Nothing life threatening, nothing that requires casts or major surgery, just something very unfortunate. He managed to almost cut off the tip of his left index finger. … Continue reading

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Procrastibrownies

It’s almost the end of the semester and that means that essays are due! Unfortunately, as you may have read in posts similar to this one, the one thing I haven’t learned in five years of uni is to plan … Continue reading

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The new rock ‘n’ roll: amaretti that aren’t necessarily amari

Last August I spent a few weeks in Italy. “Christ Dittatrice, you’re always in Italy, do you never go on holiday anywhere else?” No, not really. But Italy’s lots of fun so it’s not a problem, really. At one point … Continue reading

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Food with character

I recently bought a melon. I usually don’t buy melons, but that day it seemed like a good idea. It was scorching hot so I felt like eating fruit, they looked pretty perky, piled up into a big melon pyramid, … Continue reading

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