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Pop-up Store Sells Banana Bread to Fight Food Waste

Pop-up Store Sells Banana Bread to Fight Food Waste April 18, 2019 By ISABEL BONNET During National Banana Day on Wednesday, the Banana Bar popup store opened its doors for one day, only to promote the recently-funded organisation SUNT. Visitors were invited to bring banana leftovers in exchange for banana bread. By 4pm, about 40 […]

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5 Study-Snacks and Where to Find them Around Campus

5 Study-Snacks and Where to Find them Around Campus With the end of the current block approaching, many of us have finals coming up. Instead of stress-eating junk food, why not enjoy a few brain-boosting alternatives! By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTRE It can be difficult to keep a balanced diet when living alone since cheap pizza and […]

Does This Look Spoiled To You? – An Insight Into Taste Before You Waste

Does This Look Spoiled To You? – An Insight Into Taste Before You Waste March 16, 2019 By MERT ALI KIRAZ According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, humanity wastes more than one billion tonnes of food every year. That number amounts to almost a third of all food produced for […]

Expensive Socializing: How to Cope When You’re Broke

Expensive Socializing: How to Cope When You’re Broke As a twenty-something, there is nothing quite as unpredictable and fickle as the student account balance. One day you’re making it rain like Donald Trump paying hush money, then two weeks later you’re trying to figure out how to buy a pint with IOUs and monopoly money. […]

1 in 5 Amsterdammers Live on a Tight Budget – De Sociale Kruidenier is Here to Help

1 in 5 Amsterdammers Live on a Tight Budget – De Sociale Kruidenier is Here to Help February 26, 2019 By CARA RAKER “We’re a social supermarket,” explains Nicky Dankelman, project manager of De Sociale Kruidenier. De Sociale Kruidenier is a social project which helps Amsterdammers with a krappe beurs (low income). In Amsterdam, an estimated one […]

First Ever Amsterdam Ramen Festival Attracts Hundreds

Sunday, February 17 saw the first ever Ramen Festival in Amsterdam, which took place at restaurant De Bajes, Utrechtsestraat. The event is the brainchild of Susam Pang, the festival founder and one of the co-creators of Foodbloggers Award. A number of Japanese restaurants set up stands at the festival, offering various types of ramen and […]