DIY Gift Guide

Something that I’ve always loved receiving is a homemade gift. When it comes to Christmastime I find that making a gift for someone can actually be more fulfilling than buying a gift. Plus if, like me, you’re a student it can often be a lot more budget-friendly to make something yourself. I had a...

Fruity Granola Porridge

Since I haven’t shared a recipe with you in a little while I thought I’d write out one of my favourite breakfast recipes for when I’m not in university and have a bit more time in the morning to make myself a real breakfast which is my Fruity Granola Porridge! Ingredients Porridge Oats (I...

Tomato and Spinach Pasta

Inspired by a recipe featured on BudgetBites I thought I’d share a great pasta recipe for when you need a quick dinner that tastes great! This recipe serves 1-2 people, as I normally just cook for myself – being a student. Ingredients Penne pasta (use packet instructions for serving size) 1/2 onion  2 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp olive oil 1/2 can plum tomatoes ...

Mackerel Salad

  This is a really simple to make salad that’s perfect for a filling lunch or a light dinner. Ideal for when you don’t have a lot of time available to make your evening meal but still want something substantial, this Mackerel Salad is also great for when you’re lost as to what to...

Drink of the Summer: Port and Tonic

Up until my trip to Lisbon, Portugal I was set on the Aperol Spritz as being my drink of the summer but this all changed after my first sip of Port and Tonic. Consisting of white port and tonic, served with ice and lemon (or lime) this simple yet sophisticated drink is perfect for hot...

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