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Tag: Food

World Vegan Day

World Vegan Day

Hello everyone. Today’s topic is for all the animal lovers and environmental activists out there. As many of you have probably seen on social media, it was World Vegan Day on 1 November. A lot of people might think now: What? Veganism? That’s way too […]

Braving New Heights – My Bear Grylls Adventure

Braving New Heights – My Bear Grylls Adventure

Hey guys, I hope you’re all well. Let’s just dive right in shall we?! For many of us, this student life could mean adjusting to a new way of living, homesickness, pressure of studying, lacking motivation to study, and maybe you’re not feeling it just yet but […]

Catering work placement

Catering work placement

Hello again! Another busy week on my work placement has gone by and it was a very hot week too – lovely weather for weddings but not so lovely to be in the kitchen! I spent the weekend out of Birmingham with two weddings to cater for, […]

Things to do around Birmingham

Things to do around Birmingham

Hello again:) If you are moving into UCB accommodation, you are probably wondering what there is to do around Birmingham. As I live local, I can let you know about a few places which my friends and I love to go. Digbeth Dining Club is […]

Summer work

Summer work

Hey everyone! We are halfway through the summer holidays and three months into my work placement, so I thought I would show you some amazing places I have been to recently. At the beginning of summer I started my UCB work placement with Caviar & […]

Hot this summer

Hot this summer

So with the arrival of summer, even though I’m working more than 45 hours a week, I’m attempting to capture the brief moments of summer that I can. Aside from a Spoons after work, a girlie brunch here and there and fitting in time for the […]

Activities to do over the summer in Birmingham

Activities to do over the summer in Birmingham

If you are originally from Birmingham or just like me will stay in the city to work this summer, don’t think you can’t have fun just because you’re not going away. I’ve put together a little list that will hopefully be useful to you. Outdoor […]

Bonehead

Bonehead

I found a great little restaurant near New Street Station on Lower Severn St called Bonehead. They specialise in chicken wings and dirty burgers and it’s brilliant! If you leave the station at the exit nearest Krispy Kreme downstairs, the restaurant is located a short […]

Digbeth Dining Club

Digbeth Dining Club

With the final days of the academic year approaching, as part of enrichment for FdA Professional Cookery our lectures arranged for both the Level 4 and 5 classes to go to Digbeth Dining Club for the evening. This was partly because earlier in the year […]

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 […]