Student Kitchen

Microwave Meals With A Twist: How To Make Breakfast In A Mug

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

We all know students are supposed to dine off microwaveable meals - but how about meals that are actually cooked in the microwave, and not just reheat...

One In 5 Students 'Aren't Confident Peeling A Vegetable'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Supermarkets look set to make a killing on pre-prepared vegetables after a survey found one in five students aren't "confident" peeling a vegetable. ...

Meet Schoolgirl Martha, The Great British Bake Off's Youngest Contestant EVER

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Martha Collison will very soon become a household name after being named the youngest ever contestant to take part in the hit TV series the Great Brit...

Five Foods All Students Rely On

The Huffington Post UK | Albertine Brandon | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

University is the first time most students learn to become entirely self sufficient, and a lack of cooking skills often leads to reliance on basic, ea...

The Five Ways Students Shop For Food

The Huffington Post UK | Imogen Groome | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Food shopping is different for every individual. Some see it as a quick dash around the frozen foods aisle for some pre-prepared meals, while others l...

How To Do An Easy Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Doing Christmas for the first time? Then you might be feeling a tad overwhelmed. But fear not, we've got a few tutorials on hand to guide you through ...

International Uni Kitchen

Anisa Ather | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Anisa Ather

The stereotype that students can't cook is not true, according to my experience. Having left university and moved away from home, I am now cooking recipes with names like Shivid Polow, Sai Mai Lo and Rajma - all of which I picked up from Student Halls.

Fill Your Fridge For Free

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

It's that time of year where money is scarce and stomachs are rumbling. That's why we've teamed up with Sainsbury's and to offer you ...

Pupils Should Be Taught To Cook 10 Meals At School

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Pupils should be taught to cook 10 full meals at school, according to celebrity chef Mary Berry. Teachers should "blow the science of it" and go ba...

How To Boil (And Scramble) An Egg

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

After the news that a whopping 78% of you didn't know how to boil an egg, we thought it was time to take action and do a step by step guide for you. ...

78% Of Students Can't Boil An Egg, Half 'Not Confident' With Mashing Potatoes..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

More than three quarters of students don't know how to boil an egg, while more than half are "not confident" with mashing potatoes or cooking rice, re...

Meet: The Chicken Nugget Base Pizza

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Chicken nugget base pizzas and lasagne on toast are just some of the questionable recipes students have concocted to see them through university, rese...

Is Eating Kebabs The Secret To Happiness?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education

It seems noshing on a greasy kebab slathered in sauce really can make you happy, according to recent research. In StudentBeans' lastest survey on u...

Going Caveman: The Paleolithic Diet

Amy Murnan | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Amy Murnan

The hunter-gatherer foods that people on the paleo diet reclaim as 'good' foods largely consists of fruits, vegetables, fish, meat, eggs. fungi and nuts - things that, hypothetically, pre-agricultural communities lived on. This means the exclusion of grains, potatoes, legumes, sugar and dairy, or anything else that has to be farmed.

EXCLUSIVE: Wrinkled 'Brain' Kidney And Spine Found In KFC

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A student got more than he bargained for when he bought a Wicked Variety Meal from fast food chain KFC and found a wrinkled kidney and "almost a comp...

Horse Meat Found In School Pies

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Horse meat has been found in cottage pies which were delivered to 47 schools in Lancashire, it has emerged. The horse DNA was discovered after test...

No Horse Play Here

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A council has removed beef from its school menus as a "precautionary measure" in light of the horse meat scandal. Despite insisting there was no pr...

The Horsemeat Scandal and the Student

Amy Murnan | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Amy Murnan

As anyone who has ever lived in Halls will know, a decent proportion of students and young people consume ready meals and frozen meat on a regular basis. It may not bother many to think that the beef burger they ate may have contained other meats aside from beef, but what else could - or already has - happened?

Sexism and Students in Baking-Obsessed Britain

Rachel Hosie | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rachel Hosie

It is undeniable that we as a nation, Great Britain, are completely and utterly obsessed with baking. From cupcakes to cookies... You name it, we've made it. Or tried to anyway. Thanks largely to undisputedly one of the most popular shows of 2012, The Great British Bake Off.

Healthy Alternatives for the Hungry Students

Lauren Cope | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Lauren Cope

Being a student on a tight budget means that prioritising cost comes with food shopping, often leaving the quality of food behind. Fruit and vegetables, salads and good quality meat and fish are often left on the shelves.

Cooking On A Budget

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Ready-made meals fresh from the freezer seem have a particularly strong appeal when your bank balance is teetering dangerously close your overdraft li...