Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Food and Drink

Easter treats!

Easter treats!

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and had a good Easter weekend! This week, I thought I would share with you a simple sweet Easter treat – chocolate nests! I don’t know about any of you but I used to love making these as […]

Easter bake

Easter bake

For Easter last year, I baked a bunny cake for my younger cousins as we usually have the family over for a big feast and this year will be no different. Well, ideally, it’ll look a little less like roadkill and more like the adorable […]

Vegan restaurant in Birmingham city centre: Natural Bar and Kitchen

Vegan restaurant in Birmingham city centre: Natural Bar and Kitchen

Nowadays, people are more aware of the problems related to food and how a poor diet can lead to serious health issues. Not only that, but how processed food, meat and fish are harmful to our body and even our planet. Although I am not […]

UCB Spa – Microneedling Treatment

UCB Spa – Microneedling Treatment

Two weeks ago I won a little competition posted on the UCB Spa’s Instagram account (@ucbspa) for their new microneedling facial treatment. The Spa is located in Richmond House on the ground floor, to the right of the stairs and to the back. After checking in […]

Lunching in London

Lunching in London

Did you know you can get trains to London for as little as £16.50 return?? That’s £8 there and back! I once found a single ticket for £7 from Birmingham New Street to Euston on a Friday afternoon so I booked it and went down […]

52 Gas Street: New Bar & Eatery Opening!

52 Gas Street: New Bar & Eatery Opening!

The UCBloggers were kindly invited to the press launch of the new bar and eatery 52 Gas Street, located on the canal just off Broad Street, making this the perfect location to pop in for a drink or for some delicious street food! They are […]

Vegetarian Mystery Box

Vegetarian Mystery Box

One of my classes this term has been a vegetarian class, where some ingredients were ordered and we were told we had four-and-a-half hours to create three vegetarian dishes. It’s a fundamental part of where the food industry is going, with the growing awareness of allergens and […]

Lane7 and Gas Street Social

Lane7 and Gas Street Social

Another night out for FdA Professional Cookery! After a great trip to Ghetto Golf, we decided to try Lane7 in The Cube. The deal for £20 is a game of bowling, tokens for the arcade, a drinks voucher and a game of shuffleboard or beer […]

Tapas at Ocho, Jewellery Quarter

Tapas at Ocho, Jewellery Quarter

I recently paid a visit to the tapas restaurant in the Jewellery Quarter called Ocho. I’d wanted to visit since it opened, but after seeing ‘50% off on Wednesdays’ on one of their Instagram posts, I thought it was definitely time! Firstly, 50% off is […]

Quick and easy health meal!

Quick and easy health meal!

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and have been enjoying this warmer weather! This week, I thought I would share with you an evening meal I have been absolutely loving that is healthy, quick to prepare and only needs four ingredients: My sweet potato […]