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Tag: Food

Why this lockdown is better than the last… (hopefully)

Why this lockdown is better than the last… (hopefully)

In March, all of our lives suddenly got turned upside down. My life previously revolved around me studying with my friends at uni, going to gigs at the weekends, rock climbing in the evenings and visiting my family in town across the UK. Then suddenly […]

It’s Spooky Season – Baking edition

It’s Spooky Season – Baking edition

It’s spooky season!! It’s that time of year again, people! Love it or hate it, Halloween is full of sweet treats and pumpkin-spiced everything!! As I’m a bakery student at University College Birmingham, it’d be a crime if I didn’t upload a Halloween baking blog, […]

Eating Seasonal In October

Eating Seasonal In October

Eating food in season is one of the most effective ways to reduce waste, energy and cost in your regular shop. By keeping track of what foods to look out for this month, you can keep your diet fresh, eat vegetables when they taste their […]

Vegan food

Vegan food

Hello again! I hope you’re staying safe 🙂 If you’ve been reading my previous blogs, you will know that I’m currently doing volunteer work in Tenerife. On Friday, we participated in a vegan workshop and I really enjoyed it. I think it’s really vital for […]

Organising My First Hen Party

Organising My First Hen Party

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!!! How are you?? I hope your summer is going very well. Today I would like to share with you all my experience organising a hen party.  As you may have read last week, my cousin is getting married and I am taking care of […]

Quick and Simple Meals

Quick and Simple Meals

Hello! I hope you’re well! As we are all hopefully social distancing and staying in our houses, maybe it would be nice to have a look at some recipes and get practising some quick, easy meals in preparation for when you go back to normal everyday life. […]

My Quarantine Kitchen

My Quarantine Kitchen

I love cooking. The smells, the flavour and of course, the nutrition – it just makes me happy! And one thing that I’m thankful for during this quarantine is that I get to spend a bit more time in the kitchen. Okay, don’t get me […]

The importance of good nutrition for academic performance

The importance of good nutrition for academic performance

Hello everyone, hope you are doing well! Today I thought I would discuss why our nutrition is so important for our academic performance. As most of us know, good nutrition provides innumerable benefits, not only for the health of our bodies but also our mental […]

Work placement

Work placement

Hi everyone! As some of you may know, I am currently in my work placement year of my Culinary Arts Management degree. I’m almost 10 months into my placement – some times were crazy busy and flew right by, a lot of challenges, new experiences and so […]

UCB Moss House

UCB Moss House

Hello everyone! Today I decided to talk about the £44 million investment into the new University College Birmingham campus, Moss House. This is an elite building featuring cutting-edge facilities for everything from nursing and social work to physiotherapy and sport and fitness.  The new building is the […]