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The Swedish Princess Torta Recipe

[Marie Land Andersen | Contributing Writer] The Swedish Princess Torta cake originated in a recipe book named The Princesses New Cook Book, in 1948. The cake was originally named “The Green Torta”, but was later re-named the Princess Torta, supposedly because all of the princesses expressed a particular fondness for the cake. You might know of this cake already, if you watched the 2014 season of The Great British Bake Off where it featured in a technical challenge. Ingredient

Around the World Recipes: A Taste of Travel

[Chloe Burrowes | Contributing Writer] This BlueMoon issue theme is Around the World; therefore Lloyd Henley and I have brought you some worldly recipes incorporating many countries and cultures. From extraordinary burgers (dreamt up in Lloyd’s head) served with homemade versions of your favourite sides, to a curry made from scratch that literally cannot be compared to any jar you’d find in the supermarket, we have tried to give you a little bite of the whole world. If you fa

Food so wrong… It’s right!

[Chloe Burrowes | Contributing Writer] Lloyd Henley and I are back again to bring you some daring new recipes. These strange food combinations are ingredients that usually would be kept apart but when put together produce tasty dishes. So dare to be different and try these oh-so-right recipes. Broccoli and Peanut Butter Soup This changes up an ordinary vegetable soup with the peanut butter twist; perfect for a starter or as a filling lunch. 1 x white onion 2 cloves of garlic

Recipes: Faking it fancy for Valentine’s Day

[Chloe Burrowes | Contributing Writer] If calling up restaurants and trying to find somewhere to book in last minute on Valentine’s Day has happened to you; it may be time to try your hand at cooking your own tasty dishes. I have teamed up with Lloyd Henley, a Songwriting and Music Production student and prolific Instagram food poster to give you a three course meal that will look restaurant quality but without the hefty price tag. All it requires is some time and we will hel

Top Three Christmas Recipes

[Laura Noakes | Deputy Print Editor] If you’re stuck for what to eat this festive season, have no fear – I have three Christmas recipes to get you in the holiday mood. Strawberry Santas This one is for those of you who maybe don’t have the knack for cooking – it is SO easy, and there is no baking involved whatsoever. It is also pretty healthy, and looks very cute at Xmas parties. Ingredients Strawberries Whipped Cream Writing Icing Method Remove the leaves, and wash and cut y