TW: disordered and emotional eating | Google defines comfort eating as ‘eating to make oneself feel happier, rather than to satisfy hunger’. This is a completely natural behaviour. In fact, eating food you enjoy, without guilt, is a sign of a positive relationship with food, not the other way round!
The Croft Magazine// Having never tackled a whole chicken from scratch, I was surprised to learn that it is actually the easiest component of a roast dinner. I love this recipe in particular because it incorporates my favourite Christmas drink; mulled wine.
You may ask yourself why you need to buy all these pantry staples but part of university life is about having food that lasts, is cheap and tastes good, which is why it is important to keep your cupboards full of these cooking essentials.
The Croft Magazine // Most student houses or halls have an assortment of, but often unused, spices. I cannot recommend enough rounding up your forgotten dried spices to make your own chilli oil. Especially as it's cheaper – and tastier –than buying a branded version.