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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 […]

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 […]

The Wilderness

The Wilderness

Hello! So I know that at the end of my last post I said I’d be taking you through some more of my summer, but when I was flicking through my pictures I realised I had so many from my dinner at The Wilderness that […]

Summer Body Ready

Summer Body Ready

Hello, hope everyone is enjoying their Easter break! My last post was all about getting creative on an Easter bake, but now I’m going to do a complete 180 to talk about the things I’ll be doing to get into shape for the summer! First, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nocturnal Animals Tasting Menu

Nocturnal Animals Tasting Menu

Last week I visited Nocturnal Animal on Bennetts Hill – right in the city centre – for a spot of fine dining. They have two options for the tasting menu – six courses for £45 or eight courses for £65. The interior is playful with […]

Orientee Artisan Bakery and Cafe!

Orientee Artisan Bakery and Cafe!

I need to introduce you to a relatively new café/restaurant/bakery called Orientee Bakery. It’s just outside the city centre in Dale End, near the Bullring and between Moor Street and Snow Hill stations. This place is an absolute hidden gem! They serve breakfast including a […]

NVQ level 2 Professional cookery 101

NVQ level 2 Professional cookery 101

Starting on NVQ Level 2 this year? This is my cheat sheet for how to succeed in the first year of this course. Ok, so before starting this course you’ll think you can cook. Wrong! I thought when I started that I would be fairly […]