Food: Tapas ala Tower

If you’re wondering about the title, I put that down because I wanted to write about lots of little recipes, but ones that aren’t totally authentic to their respective home regions. Also I live in Tower now, and it sounded neat. Tapas are little snacks or appetisers, with the term originating in Spain. While each…

Express Food: Breakfast Special Edition

Porridge (for those that don’t like porridge) Ciara Dinneen, Features Editor It’s almost a cultural phenomenon at this stage; the wonders of porridge. Parents and grandparents harp on about how it is the healthiest, the absolute best thing to have for breakfast. It sets you right up for the day, so they say. And they…

Recipe – Wacky Cake

This is the cake that we make for all our family gatherings and parties, because it’s easy and it holds for days. It’s not the chocolatiest cake but it makes up for that by sheer ease of preparation. Also, until you absolutely cover it in frosting, which I highly recommend doing because buttercream is yummy,…

Recipe – Mmm Chocolate Cookies

The start of the college year can be a stressful time, for those returning and the poor unfortunate freshers and what’s the best way to deal with stress? Baking, always baking. There’s a reason that “stressed” backwards spelled “desserts” Servings: 16-20 cookies Prep Time: 25 minutes  Cook Time: 12-15 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup of softened…

King of Kebabs (Kofta Kounts)

Kebabs: once you master this, you will truly be the Monarch of junk food that’s also kinda healthy so you don’t get scurvy. Not a particularly good monarch, mind you, but like not awful either. An alright one. Not really Louis XVI (The only French monarch to be executed) but you’re no Trajan either (the…