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Interview: Cake M

Interview: Cake M

Searching for your next cake-fix for your next big event or something pretty to scroll through during those two-hour lectures? Look no further than Cake M, an Instagram-based cake business started by UNSW student Emily Shum! We chatted to Emily about her love for cakes, design and buttercream. Firstly, how …

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Healthy Coconut Pancake Bites

By Natalie Ho I love starting my weekend brunch with a nice homemade meal. While I do enjoy going out to a lovely café, these wonderful healthy coconut pancake bites are the perfect way to start off your lazy Sunday! Ingredients: 2 eggs   ½ coconut flour   Drizzle of vanilla essence  …

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Best Burgers in Sydney

Wholesome and healthy food is what everyone seems to be after these days. But can kale chips really compare with the greasy, juicy, hearty and heavenly? If you’re like me and prefer some not-so-heart-healthy food, here are some of the best burgers in Sydney. The Milk Bar by Cafe Ish, …

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DIY Eateries Confirmed As Bullshit

DIY Eateries Confirmed As Bullshit

A groundbreaking study by ANSTO has confirmed once and for all that DIY restaurants and self-proclaimed culinary experiences are in fact bullshit. This revelation comes to light as the recent trend reaches a fever pitch in popularity. Many have already become disillusioned with the concept of paying to cook their …

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A Taste of Persian Cuisine

When it comes to food you’ve probably tried Thai, Indian, and Mexican, but in my completely unbiased opinion, you haven’t lived until you’ve tried Persian cuisine. Prepare yourself for huge portions and a ridiculous amount of carbs. You can find a lot of affordable restaurants in Sydney. Here’s a guide …

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The Cheapest Student Meals Ever

Literally The Cheapest Student Meals Ever

These cheap as chips meals are for when you’re starving but already spent your paycheck on online shopping while procrastinating doing your essay. 2 min noodles Who needs to spend money on a tour around Asia when you can taste all of its unique flavours in the comfort of your own …

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#foodporn

#foodporn

“Foodporn”, while a known concept, doesn’t really crop up anymore in its original form. While you can still find images of sensuous meat juices or the kaleidoscopic frosting of cupcakes with the now-aged hashtag, the main thrust of the movement is split up now. “Foodporn” is food-trends, quick videos and …

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The Weirdest Foods Ever

The Weirdest Foods Ever

Food glorious food what a glorious strange feeling. Everybody loves good nosh, and with the Student Cookbook launch this week, we’ve all got food on our minds. But what about those meals that surpass the boundaries of gourmet, fusion or hipster cool right into the realm of weird food. Read …

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Food That Is ExTra

Food that is ExTra

Extra is using an umbrella when you’re wearing a raincoat. Extra is when you keep complaining about the bus line for the 891 when hello, whining about it will not make it go away. But most importantly, extra is something indigestible that Instagram somehow turns indelibly gorgeous. Here are some of the …

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Book Review: It’s All Easy, Gwyneth Paltrow

Book Review: It's All Easy, Gwyneth Paltrow

Oscar-winning actress turned famous celebrity chef, Gwyneth Paltrow has cooked up a storm with the release of her recent cookbook, “It’s All Easy”. While most of us are crunching away on pizza or two minute noodles, the recipes created by Paltrow are nutritious, delightful and most importantly, easy! Flicking through …

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The Immortalisation Of Food

Feast To Your Needs Content

Was that a moment of hope you felt just then? Let it die. Be fair to yourself. You googled the place beforehand, just to see how photogenic the food really was…goddangit there’s flowers involved. Maybe you can order the ugliest thing on the menu….naturally it’s the one thing you’re allergic …

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Still Alive But Barely Breathing

Still Alive But Barely Breathing

Imagine this: you’re walking up the main walkway, when suddenly, someone starts waving in your face with such vigour that you just have to stop. What could this person possibly want? Sure enough, they shove a bag of free lollies in your lap. There are milky ways, fruit roll ups …

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Struggle Street, UNSW

Struggle Street, UNSW

UNSW is amazing,  why else would we all go here? But that doesn’t stop us from experiencing ‘first-world-problems’. The 891 bus lines Everyone knows the massive pain that is the 891 the bus lines. Especially when you’re late for a 9am lecture and the line at Eddy Ave is literally through the …

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Things You’ll Learn On The Brink Of Starvation

Things You'll Learn On The Brink Of Starvation

Left the nest hungry? You’re not alone. Here are some things you’ll learn about cooking when you’re on the brink of starvation. You will start off with high hopes and great expectations. Both will only last as long as it takes you to strut purposefully through every aisle of Coles, …

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A Definitive Ranking of Celebrations Chocolates

A Definitive Ranking of Celebrations Chocolates

“Celllllabrate good times all right!” who doesn’t remember this catchy one liner from the delicious ‘Celebrations’ ad? Since the catchy jingle hit our television screens in the late 90’s these tasty little buggers have been making waistlines bigger and holidays better. Yet, as with any mixed boxes of confectionary, there are …

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The Battle Of The Gums

The Battle Of Gums

Bubble gum and chewing gum, both come in endless flavours and taste great. But what makes them different, and which one will you chews? A little bit of history Bubble gum was invented by a guy named Walter Diemer in 1928. Ironically, he was an accountant who worked for a …

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Pop Rocks: The Solution To All Your Problems

Pop Rocks

Pop rocks are love, pop rocks are life, pop rocks are here and most importantly, pop rocks are now. If you’re not consuming pop rocks at this very moment, then in the eternal words of Lara Bingle “where the bloody hell are ya?” Pop rocks are omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent. …

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Are Tea Drinkers Cooler Than Everyone Else?

The thing about tea drinkers is that they think they are so much cooler than everyone else. They yell from their high horse “look how much better I am because I don’t drink coffee, I don’t even know what a latte is.” Well it’s time to set the record straight. Here is what …

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Review: The Bondi Markets

It’s true like the saying goes, ‘The best things in Life are usually found when you are not looking for them.’ I was strolling along Bondi Beach, enjoying the spectacular views and sea breeze. I wasn’t expecting to visit any place in particular. However, just as I walked back towards …

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PHIL’s Top 10

Bad marks got you down? Wishing the sem was over already? Well, we’re here to bring that good PHIL’-ing back into your life! PHIL’ is Arc’s charity effort to raise $30,000 for Music and Life Therapy at Sydney Children’s Hospital. Inspired by the awesome work at the hospital, we’ve put together our …

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Review: Sydney Fish Market

No matter how many times I visited the Sydney Fish Market, every experience was different from the previous ones. As expected, the market was bustling with people from all walks of life gathered at this iconic Sydney institution. Hordes of tourists had occupied the indoor sitting areas, busy gorging on …

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Review: The Rocks Markets

The Rocks Markets are a favourite destination that is enjoyed by tourists and locals alike. Located within walking distance of Sydney’s city centre and Circular Quay, the markets are set within a historical setting where buildings and public places from the city’s colonial past that can still be seen today. …

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UNSW EATS: Quinoa Coco Porridge

GLUTEN FREE   SERVES: 2 DIFFICULTY: Easy PREP TIME: 5 MINS COOK TIME: 10 MINS   When I ask friends who quit gluten what they miss eating most, their reply is a warm bowl of porridge. My gluten-free recipe comes as close to the comforting classic breakfast as possible, and …

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Brunch Is Useless

Brunch was invented by people who were too embarrassed to say they woke up late because they were hungover and instead made a meal sound more like an activity that one should shave their legs for. If you have popped into any café that serves food on wooden boards rather …

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UNSW EATS: Chicken Cashew Curry

This recipe is perfect for students and is hands down the easiest and quickest curry that I have ever made.   SERVES: 2 DIFFICULTY: Medium  PREP TIME: 10-15 MINS COOK TIME: 30-35 MINS   INGREDIENTS Curry Paste 1/2 cup of cashews (soaked in water for 30 mins) 1/2 cup of …

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Review: EQ Markets (Moore Park)

If you are like me, you look forward to the weekends. Not only do you get a much deserved break from lectures and group meetings, but you will probably sleep in to catch up on your sleep after a busy week. However, what I love most about my weekends are …

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