Category: Food and Drink
It is funny when you think about the origin of things and how some places have become synonymous with a certain product, food being a good example. And if you are ever short of a Christmas party game, just see how many you can think […]
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try and try again
At the start of the academic year, I told you a little bit about my adventures over the summer of 2021, and one of the highlights was the Foodies Festival at Tatton Park and meeting a MasterChef finalist. I enjoyed it so much that it […]
Having your plate and eating it
There is so much more to uni life than essays, lectures and clubbing. Yes, I am talking (again) about those little nuggets of opportunities that may just pass you by if you are not careful. This week I am focusing on the Enterprise Hive and […]
Too hot to handle?
As a foodie, there is one film I can’t wait to see and that’s Boiling Point – starring Stephen Graham as a chef on the brink of, well, just about everything. There have been rave reviews for the film that comes in a long line […]
N’ice and easy does it!
Birmingham: more trees than Paris, more canals than Venice – and the biggest German market outside Germany or Austria. No student could have missed the fact that the annual spectacular is back in town after a Covid-induced absence. And no doubt many will be wanting […]
16-10-2021: World Food Day and how to contribute – safe food now for a healthy tomorrow
As a student of Food and Nutrition, I couldn’t ignore this important day that celebrates the 75th birthday of FAO (The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations). I even have a request for everyone: to put all our efforts into a healthy and […]
Start the day the right way
As a Professional Chef student, one of my first blogs just has to be about food. Whether you live to eat or eat to live, we all need food to fuel our bodies and keep us in tip-top condition for what life has to throw […]
The importance of using university facilities and services: Part 2
As promised earlier this month, I’m here to write to you about other facilities in our University, starting with the Kick-Start Scheme, as I want to illustrate everything you can do with that. In my first year, I didn’t know about these things as the […]
So what did you do in the summer holiday?
So what DID you do in the summer holidays? Oh, how I hated that first essay back at school. You would have thought teachers could come up with something better than that, but then again, isn’t it the first question you ask your fellow students […]
Eating as a Student
For a lot of students, moving to uni will be the first time you’ve been completely independent. You’ll have to cook for yourself, clean for yourself and do everything basically! Unless you’re like me, I took my laundry home to be cleaned during my first […]