Graduating To Super Cook: Who Is The Next Student Cook Of The Year?

The 50-year evolution in student cooking hasn’t moved towards instant noodles and tinned baked beans as is often assumed, but to quinoa, quiche and balsamic salmon tray bake. Today’s student is more health conscious than ever and more creative with a budget!To celebrate our country’s skilled, culinary undergraduates, LoSalt has launched its first ever ‘Student Cook of the Year’ competition and entries are now open.“We’re keen to promote healthy eating and cooking habits across the generations,” says Caroline Klinge, Marketing Director of LoSalt, ”I went to Leeds University and regularly cooked nutritious meals for friends. Recipes like tomato, mozzarella and basil…

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5 One Pot Recipes Ideas to Impress Your Housemates

Congratulations, you’ve left the ‘rents, moved in to your own university accommodation and are thoroughly enjoying Fresher’s Week with your new friends!However, if your first week of meals has included midnight toast munching, bland instant noodles, over cooked pasta bakes and greasy take-out pizza, it’s time to test your kitchen credentials and win some brownie points with your housemates.We’ve got five delicious recipes that only require one dish for cooking to make group-dining simpler, presentation a no-brainer and minimise on the washing up – #winning.Don’t fret about your dish looking picture perfect as your housemates are, quite likely, not used…

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Results With Lucy: The Student Plan

Weight and body image is an issue for many people. Even though the overall perception of body image has become more positive, whether we like it or not, we are still to some degree judged but the way we look. This can be tough to deal with but even tougher for students.We already struggle to make ends meet and so going to the gym or hiring a personal training/diet coach is not even a possibility. That’s why I’ve been working with Results With Lucy. Their online training schedule and recipes have proven a hit with many who normally struggle to…

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How to Stay Entertained Before Term Starts

When the last bell before summer rings and you slope off out of your last lecture, the long summer ahead feels never-ending. A couple of months to fill with a whole lot of plans and lots of happy memories waiting to be made.You probably started pretty strong too. You planned lots of meet ups with friends, had the annual summer holiday with your family and you *maybe* completed all your assignments way before you go back.But now the boredom has really started to set in.With a few weeks to go until you’re headed back to university, the last stretch can…

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Food You Won’t Survive Without At Uni

A poor diet is unanimous with student life. Paying £9,000 a year, extortionate student accommodation as well as bills, uni books (seriously, the books alone are £100’s), transport and more, its no wonder that students can’t afford to buy luxury organic food. However, that doesn’t mean that cheap food can’t be tasty! Here are some foods that you will definitely find yourself reaching for and before you know it, these will be your food staples! Just tell me I’m wrong!NoodlesOne of my go-to meals is now egg noodles with a splash of soy sauce. Nothing more. Nothing less. Super cheap, super…

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