Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Tag: Food

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 […]

Research trip to Valencia

Research trip to Valencia

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and have had a good week! For the past few days I have been in sunny Spain doing research for my International Research Project, which is like the dissertation part of the BA(Hons) Events Management course. So we […]

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 […]

How I spent Reading Week

How I spent Reading Week

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and are settling back into things after Reading Week. During Reading Week, I went home and took a bit of time to relax due to feeling rather stressed and overwhelmed with the past few weeks. So I thought […]

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 […]

Girls’ week in Tenerife

Girls’ week in Tenerife

Anyone who knows me knows that even though I was born in Britain, grew up in Britain and live in Britain, I haven’t quite acclimatised to the chilly British air yet. Moreover, I don’t think I ever will. Because of this, I am always looking […]

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 […]

What to do this Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day in Birmingham

What to do this Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day in Birmingham

People tend to say Birmingham is an “okay” city and there is not much to do. However, I tend to disagree with that and I always like to share my tips on what to do and see around this GREAT city. A few months ago […]

Christmas celebrations and New Year planning!

Christmas celebrations and New Year planning!

And we’re back… Although Christmas seems so far away and in the past, I thought I’d share a little snippet of my time off back home, how I celebrated and what I want for the new year. Christmas in my household is always something I […]

Food and Nutrition – December Snippet

Food and Nutrition – December Snippet

At the beginning of the semester we were set a brief of developing a product incorporating the ingredient from fruit and nut manufacturing giant Whitworths called ‘AppleSoft’, with Tesco in mind as our target market. The start of the module introduced us to various processes […]