Tips for working with pastry

Quite a number of the recipes in The Hungry Student Cookbooks use pastry. If you’ve never used pastry before, do not be intimidated. Here are my top tips for working with pastry. First, if the recipe calls for puff pastry, then simply, just buy it. It’s not expensive and is so much easier than making […]

Preparing for Fresher’s week

It’s nearly time to head off to Uni. You’re in for a brilliant time, that’s for sure. Before you go, here are some top tips to help you make the most of it. Look after yourself. Try and get some sleep and eat well. The next few weeks are likely to be really full on. […]

If you enjoy Thai food, this curry is incredibly simple to make. It also makes it worth investing in a jar of Thai red curry paste. You can also use this in the Easy Thai fishcakes recipe on page…. This curry is particularly nice served with the coconut rice on page… Don’t worry about making […]

Italian sausage ragù with pappardelle

This is a very easy recipe to make. The flavours are wonderful and it makes a really nice alternative to a traditional bolognaise sauce. Tip: do not cut corners here by trying to buy cheaper sausages. This recipe will not work as well. Serves 4 Ingredients: • 8 x 100% meat pork sausages • 2 […]