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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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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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UNSW EATS: Healthy Burger and Chips

GLUTEN FREE   Craving something hearty like a burger and chips? This is how it’s done the healthy way. I’ve used mushrooms as a healthy alternative for a burger bun and sweet potatoes as a substitute for the fries!   SERVES: 4 DIFFICULTY: Easy COOK TIME: 45-60 MINS PREP TIME: …

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What Does Your Coffee Say About You?

They say if your coffee order is over three words you’re a coffee snob (read: ‘hipster’). We see you there, lining up outside the Coffee Cart for your double ristretto which could have been served to you as a long black and you probably wouldn’t have known the difference. Here …

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Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential

I was interviewing a Chef one day when I asked him to describe a day in his life, from wake up to sleep. What I got from him I already knew or could have guessed. Chefs work long hours. For a chef the day-night cycle does not exist. They have …

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Recipe: Chicken Karahi (Student Cookbook)

With the Student Cookbook Launch returning to the Roundhouse May 25, we decided to give you a sneak peak of some of the mouth-watering dishes, served up by our own UNSW students. This one is the perfect dish to impress your family with and to convince them that they raised …

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Recipe: Apple Cinnamon Roses (Student Cookbook)

Instead of heading to UNSW’s IGA for your late night sugar hit, why not try your hand at making your own sweets. This recipe is incredibly simple to make yet it looks really elegant and sophisticated! It is a sure-fire way to wow your study group and get you through …

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UNSW Eats: Healthy Tuna Melt

A quick and easy lunch recipe. It’s a favourite of mine when things are a little hectic! It’s hard to believe that a few simple ingredients work so well together. It even convinced my friend Sabrina, who hates tuna. PREP TIME: 5 MINS SERVES: 1 DIFFICULTY: EASY GLUTEN FREE INGREDIENTS …

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Eddie Eats: Where To Find The Ultimate Roast Chook

How does an ex 3-hat chef do roast chicken and chips? He goes straight to France, buys a custom made rotisserie from one of the last remaining family manufacturers, and dumps it at The Paddington. The old musty pub is gone, and in its place an ambient, chic modern day …

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Vegan Chronicles: Vegan Pub Snacks Sorted

Tofu sushi (Image: breakfastdramaqueen.com) Even if you have the coordination of a baby giraffe, making vegan sushi is easy. All you’ll need is; sheets of seaweed sliced veggies of your choice (recommendations: carrot, cucumber, avocados and flavoured tofu) sushi seasoning/ vinegar sushi rice Boil rice, cut veggies, roll up ingredients. …

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Beer Geography

  There’s one thing that has always brought the world together, our love for a cold bevvy at the end of the day. Most countries brew their own variations of that little glass of sunshine. As an International student, I’ve tried many of them. Here are the best beers from …

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Cheap Eats

“Make sure you eat well!” your mum cried out to you as you left the family home with a spring in your step and staggering amounts of optimism for your prodigal return to university. Ten weeks on and your eyes are bleary from a few too many late nights and …

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UNSW Eats: Chia Seed Pudding

This recipe is an absolute life-saver when things get busy. Just mix all the ingredients the night before, put the mixture in the fridge overnight, take it out the next morning, add your toppings and you have yourself a healthy and nutritious breakfast. Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 30 …

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Eddie Eats: The Shop

For a place with 4sqm of kitchen space, one toaster, two burners and a storeroom hiding in a garage 20m up the street, The Shop and Wine Bar has a big following. For ten years, this little bus stop sized café has been setting precedent at Bondi Beach. The Shop …

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UNSW Eats: ‘Wiser’ Bars

‘WISER’ BARS VEGAN | GLUTEN-FREE Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 2 hours in the freezer Difficulty: Medium Serve: 6 to 7 slices Ingredients Cream layer 1 cup cashews, soaked 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. rice malt syrup 1 tbsp. coconut oil 1/3 cup coconut cream ¼ lemon, juiced …

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Eddie Eats: RivaReno Gelato

In January 2016, my family and I were taking a walking tour of Florence. I was hungry and couldn’t keep my eyes off the ice cream displays we passed. Mounds of ice cream were colourful with fruit and calling my name. When our guide saw me salivating, he turned and …

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