Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Food and Drink

16-10-2021: World Food Day and how to contribute – safe food now for a healthy tomorrow

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

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

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 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

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 […]

Food experiments and guinea pigs

Food experiments and guinea pigs

Hello and bon appétit! My subject today is food experiments! I am studying Food and Nutrition, but food has always been a good part of my background, probably because I am Italian. However, I don’t disdain food from all over the world, as I am […]

The Benefits of Sunshine

The Benefits of Sunshine

Hi everyone,  Hallelujah, hallelujah! The sun is here and not to jinx it but it looks like she’s sticking around for a while! So, let’s make the most of it and talk all things sun. It’s actually amazing how many benefits the sunshine can have […]

The best lasagne recipe ever!

The best lasagne recipe ever!

Hello everyone! 😊 Welcome back to a new post. As most of you know I’m a huge fan of international cuisine, and I love cooking and baking. This week I’m bringing you my delicious lasagne recipe – this recipe is so easy to make and full […]

My Guide to Spring in the Garden

My Guide to Spring in the Garden

Happy spring everybody! So, it’s finally March, which gives us all hope that spring is on the horizon, the start of longer, sunnier and warmer days.  As the days get warmer and the sun pokes out more often, we all tend to spend more time […]

Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Ah it’s that time of year again, where restaurants charge an extra £20 on a set menu, the card shops turn red and all my coupled friends post soppy Instagram stories. I’m single for 14 February, and this hasn’t been the best year for dating […]