My aim is to create food... Easy. Delicious. On a Budget.
The Starving Student shows you meat, fish, vegetarian & vegan recipes to cater for everyone, and shares tips and tricks about how to make better decisions when food shopping, preparing food & cooking.
THE STUDENT MANUAL
PUBLICATIONS & SOCIALS
The Starving Student teamed up with Student Beans to show students how to save money whilst creating delicious food.
WEEKLY CHAT - 'TASTY TUESDAYS'
Triggered by the first national lockdown, The Starving Student was asked to speak on radio to share her delicious recipes and tips to the Nottingham audience, taking part in these weekly chats for a year.
As Founder of The Starving Student, I was nominated & achieved a position in 'The Top 100 Women to Watch in 2018'.
CREATIVE IMPACT CO
"Behind the Brand of The Starving Student"
"...an exclusive behind the scenes discussion with Lauren Leyva aka The Starving Student, the sustainable, low-waste student and recipe developer. As a young professional, Lauren lets us know how we can find balance while pursuing our dreams..."
- Creative Impact Co
The National Citizen Service published a blog I wrote about cheap & easy student recipes. My blog titled 'Festive Food... Student Style' was published in December 2019 focusing on the festive period to follow!
I was interviewed in April 2020 on Drive Time - The Voice of Islam Radio. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, I was asked to offer advice about store cupboard cooking, using up leftovers & ways to use up nearly-perished food.
An article written about The Starving Student.
'The Starving Student: low-budget meals for the days of panic-buying'
Written by Nat Schaefer.
The Starving Student worked alongside Stop Hate UK to create a cooking tutorial for their virtual festival to support and help raise money for their great cause.
The Starving Student took part in The UN World Food Programme's campaign to avoid food waste, creating content to raise awareness of the global issue of food waste and food poverty.
The Starving Student was approached by The University of Nottingham to create a series of videos for the virtual Freshers' Week. Her videos shared tips and advice about student living, useful kitchen equipment and advice on making more sustainable decisions in the student home.