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Favourite Student Recipes

I was never into cooking before university, but living in self-catered halls made me into quite the chef. Of course, being a student on a budget and having to operate out of a shared kitchen (and fridge) meant that the recipes I could choose from were a bit limited. This is because you won’t want …

An A-Z of Nottingham’s Supermarkets

One of the many things that makes Nottingham a student hub is the sheer variety of supermarket options. While it may not sound important, having access to various supermarkets offers extensive grocery options at student-friendly prices. In today’s post, I’ll be guiding you through Nottingham’s most popular grocers. A Aldi: With multiple outlets to choose …

Order Food to Support the Community

Hello! Hope you’re doing well!   If you’re spending the lockdown in Nottingham… I can’t say I’m not a little jealous. Although I’m enjoying trying new recipes while I’m stuck at home, I do miss my favourite takeaways from Nottingham – and I like to think they miss me too.    As we all know, …

Favourite brunches around Nottingham

Here are some of my favourite brunches in Nottingham. But, be warned, these aren’t your movie classics with the free-flowing drinks and well-plated eggs. Nottingham has plenty of those! No, these are your hard-core ‘brunch with the pals’, ‘unbuttoning my jeans’ kind of meal that will have you waddling home. SPOONS! I’m not entirely sure …

How to Budget in the Kitchen

The thought of cooking for yourself everyday can be quite daunting. Between lectures, deadlines, extra curriculars, and having a social life; cooking healthy meals each night all while living on a budget may seem impossible. But don’t worry, with a bit of planning and a few you-tube videos, cooking for yourself at university will become …

Top 5 Veggie Food Spots on Campus

As a vegetarian, and a picky eater, getting food whilst out can be a struggle. Luckily, our campus is full of delicious options if you know where to look. In fact, you can treat this list as a bucket list because if you don’t try these great veggie spots, you’re missing out.    1. Hendersans …

Top restaurant picks for November

Let’s face it, November is probably the worst part of the academic year. It’s getting cold, you’re getting burnt out and the sun sets way too early in the day. However, not everything has to be gloomy and dark; November also brings hot chocolate and memes about Bublé waking from his hibernation. To add to …

Tips for saving money on your food shop

Those dreaded two words ‘food shop’ make students cringe so easily, either because it means spending money or because it means a long hike in the rain which just seems like too much effort.  Nonetheless, although we don’t have parents around us to make sure that we’re getting our 5 a day (unless they mean overpriced coffees?), …

Best Value for Money: Food Edition

It’s now that awkward middle ground in the semester where you’ve run through a decent portion of your bank account but you’ve still got ways to go before the year ends. Got a brunch date with the girls coming up? Craving a burger to get you through that nightmare of a dissertation? Here are my …

5 Places to Eat in Nottingham

For When You Want a Sweet Fix: Rub Smokehouse Known for their food challenges and their monster concoctions (I’m talking waffle burgers and lasagne burritos here), Rub Smokehouse is a place that goes above and beyond when it comes to feeding their diners. However, taking a step back from their main meals and focusing on …