Student Survival Guide Part Three: Cooking

Food. It is what a student’s life revolves around (well, and the other obvious one..!!). Our parents always think that we have paid attention to their cooking tips, but in reality who knows what will happen when you are left to your own devices. We’ve all stood there staring into mid-air thinking about our plans tomorrow whilst muttering ‘yes Mum I know how to cook this’. I mean who even has time to cook a full on meal..?? University is an experience which brings together people from up and down the country. But nothing is more fascinating than seeing a range of food and cooking habits. I’m being serious. Some of this is down to laziness, ok but the great thing about being a student is the fact that anything goes. You could head down to the kitchen at 2 am and start eating cheese from the block, cook yourself a fry-up, have some cheeky chicken nuggets or even grab a beer just because you can. In student life, anything goes. This is all great until you see or hear about a food habit that is just not ok in your eyes. Since writing this post, I have discovered a huge divide amongst UK students. A divide that I never knew existed. So what is this you wonder…. Should cereal be warmed or not in the microwave? I had genuinely never heard of this controversy before, but it seems to divide students. If you haven’t approached the subject yet, do it and…

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