sex and relationships
The Problem with Right Wing Men On Dating Apps
There's been plenty of debate recently about left-wingers automatically rejecting right-wing men because of their politics. What hasn't really been mentioned is how unpleasant those men can be.
This Refugee-Led Cooking Class Is Making Space for Cultural Exchange
Migrateful gives refugees and asylum seekers in London the chance to share favourite recipes with their new communities.
What to Do When All Your Favourite Foods Remind You of Your Ex
After my ex and I broke up, the idea of cooking shakshuka felt bizarre and wrong. It had been our “thing” and I couldn’t imagine enjoying it by myself.
This Is What Would Happen If London Flooded
TLDR: If the tube floods, we're obviously in big trouble.
South Asian Women Like Me Still Face Subtle Racism on Tinder
What it really means when people say South Asian women are their "type", and how it makes you second-guess people's motives on dating apps.
We Analysed Passive-Aggressive Flatmate Group Chats
A relationships expert told us what was going on in some of the deeply awkward screenshots we were sent.
South Asian food
Meet the Pakistani Chef Teaching Colonial History Through Food
"It’s startling how little people know about Partition. The largest immigration of human movement across two countries took place and thousands lost their lives."
Why 'Holi-Inspired' Paint Throwing Parties Make Me Queasy
Holi is a religious festival in India, but recently it's become an "experience" for Westerners.
This Entrepreneur Thinks Saffron Is the New Vanilla
"Vanilla is used as a mainstream ingredient in everything from ice cream to ready-made Mr. Kipling Bakewell tarts. I think saffron can take that position."
An Exhaustive List of Comebacks for Your Seasonal Family Arguments
Use this cheat sheet as soon as your uncle starts up with all that bollocks.
Here Is Every Time I've Encountered 'Hipster Racism'
An employee of Lena Dunham's used the term when she announced she was resigning
My 80-Year-Old Grandma Taught Me the Secret to a Perfect Diwali Feast
I spent the run-up to the Hindu festival of light with my grandmother in Jaipur, where she shared her recipe for kidney bean curry.