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Veganism and Fresh Cooking

I found myself becoming lazier in the meals I was preparing myself. In typical student fashion I would just ‘bung it in the oven’; there was no effort put into the meals I made, and it changed my relationship with food. Therefore, I made it my goal to cook more fresh meals 

Veganism came into the equation the more I noticed animal products were not always the best for me – i.e.» >

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The Botanist Reading Summer Spritz menu

In perfect timing for this weekend’s heatwave, The Botanist Reading have launched their new summer dessert and cocktail list.

The Summer Spritz menu- featuring seasonal treats and affordable fruity beverages- includes both alcoholic and non-alcoholic options and promises delicious and instagrammable photo props.

My choice of cocktails were the Peach and Orange Blossom spritz (£7.95) and the Summer Sangria (£5.95).

The Peach and Orange Blossom spritz- a concoction of fruity vodka, lemon juice and Rekorderlig botanicals- carried an enjoyable sweetness which was complemented by the coolness of the ice filled drink.» >

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Restaurant review: The Real Greek, Reading.

The Real Greek, The Oracle Riverside, Reading, RG1 2AT. 

Sit back, relax, and indulge in the gorgeous tastes of traditional Greek dishes. This Reading restaurant will transport you to the shores and tavernas of idyllic Greece with its velvety wines and mouth-watering mezes.

 

The Real Greek sits on the riverside of the Oracle shopping centre, next to Italian eatery Franco Manca and just a stride away from stylish bar and restaurant Caffeine and Cocktails.» >

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Restaurant review: Bluegrass Real BBQ

Bluegrass Real BBQ, 15 GUN ST, READING,RG1 2JR.

Pulled pork, pancakes and Hershey’s ice cream. This western-styled diner is everything students dreaming of a trip to America need to try, and it’s served without the hefty plane cost.

 

Bluegrass Real BBQ- located next to Purple Turtle- does exactly what it says on the tin. Its unique menu flaunts a variety of slow cooked barbecued meats, as well as burgers oozing with flavour, homemade sauces, and even deep-fried pickles, which you’ll be delighted to know are called frickles.» >

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