Christobel Hastings

Christobel Hastings is a London-based journalist covering pop culture, feminism, LGBTQ and lore.

  • Food

    3 store cupboard recipes from London’s chicest pasta restaurant

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    4 bagel recipes that will elevate your at-home brunches

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    5 savoury tart recipes to solve all your lockdown lunch dilemmas

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Food

3 intensely chocolatey brownie recipes to make life better

Add these chocolate brownie recipes to your baking repertoire and bookmark for whenever you need a pick-me-up.

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Cinnamon bun recipe
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Move over banana bread: these cinnamon buns are all we want to bake right now

Make lockdown a little sweeter with these classic Scandinavian recipes.

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Chocolate chip cookie recipe
Food

5 cookie recipes to try if you like them chewy and full of chocolate chips

Recreate the soft, saucer-sized, American-style chocolate chip versions you see stacked in bakery shop windows.

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Food

3 hot cross bun recipes you’ll want to make (and devour) immediately

Courtesy of Dominique Ansel, Tom Aikens and the bakers at Bread Ahead.

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3 recipes from Ottolenghi’s head chef that are as delicious as they look

Falastin, Sami Tamimi’s new cookbook, celebrates the beauty and diversity of Palestinian cuisine.

Food

9 cool London restaurants now offering home deliveries

London’s restaurant industry is responding creatively to coronavirus – so there’s never been a better time to order a takeaway.

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 22: Hilary Duff seen on the set of 'Younger' in Bryant Park on May 22, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
Life

The Lizzie McGuire reboot was going to be sexy as hell, and we’re devastated

Are we ever going to see this series come to life?

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Life

What do the female icons of tomorrow look like?

The next generation of changemakers are ready to rise

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Table Manners: Jessie Ware
Food

3 exclusive recipes from Table Manners: The Cookbook, courtesy of Jessie and Lennie Ware

“My mum has always said we put the ‘fun’ in dysfunctional, which I guess is represented in this book.”

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Lizzo performing on stage
People

US election 2020: who America’s A-listers are supporting in the presidential race

The stars have spoken.

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Food

This new cookbook celebrates the underrated beauty of Irish cuisine

Consider the Emerald Isle your dinner party inspiration.

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How PTSD changed my philosophy on mental health

The self-proclaimed ‘Kris Jenner of activism’ is shaking up the mental health movement for good.

Life

How men can be better allies, according to a man

"Boys won’t be boys. Boys will be what we teach them to be"

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Long Reads

12 genuinely useful pieces of advice that might just change your life

Wise words to inspire you to move on to bigger and better things.

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career-development
Long Reads

Careers advice from women who are absolutely smashing it right now

AOC, Oprah Winfrey and Michelle Obama.

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Life

“What losing my legs taught me about body neutrality”

Kat Hawkins shares her journey to self-acceptance after becoming a double amputee

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Food

My New Roots: The most delicious seasonal recipes to see you through winter

Consider this your ultimate cold weather fuel.

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Life

6 things 2020 holds for us according to an expert

From technology to our levels of trust

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Gwen Stefani was age-shamed for her New Year’s Eve performance, and Twitter was having none of it

As the iconic singer proves time and time again, talent doesn't have a sell-by date.

Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok
Life

Attention, Marvel fans: more LGBTQ+ characters are coming to the MCU this year

The president of Marvel Studios confirmed the first transgender character will feature on the silver screen in 2020.

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