Having been bought a copious amount of lightly salted Doritos by my mother, I was faced with the dilemma of having to consume them in different ways so as not to develop a life-long hatred for them. One of the best moments I have had with these delicacies is my Dorito-nacho epiphany during a tedious essay writing session. Perfect for an after exam Mexi-party and uses up the vegetables your mother makes you buy.» >Read More »
Eating well doesn’t have to mean spending your entire student loan in the supermarket – try out these super budget recipes to make your money go further in the kitchen. All prices have been calculated from the Asda website at the time of publishing, but may be subject to change.
One large potato or two medium ones (approx. 20p)
6 eggs (Asda Smartprice, 87p)
One onion (approx.» >Read More »
Located a bit out of town and a comfortable walk for Reading campus is Pau Brasil on 89 Mount Pleasant. Downstairs is the South American shop and upstairs is the coffee/restaurant. Now, we got a bit overwhelmed and decided to pretty much eat whatever they had to offer! We started with passion fruit juice (recommended by the waitress) and a cheese ball for starters. The cheese ball was crisp on the outside and cheesey gooey on the inside.» >Read More »
Doing the weekly shop and feeding yourself can seem like a daunting task when you first arrive at uni.
Here at Spark* we have put together a little guide of the local supermarkets because in the first week, every little helps.
Where they are, when they are open and whether they will go further so you don’t have to by delivering straight to halls – all of your questions will be answered here.» >Read More »