Category : Food

A Gin-Credible Experience

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Lifestyle and Culture Editor, Jade Verbick, recounts her classy night at a cafe-turned-gin bar hosted by Sipsmith ambassadors.   It’s not every day that one gets invited to a gin tasting and masterclass with all the 20-something social media influencers of Leeds, but that’s how I found myself on the first floor … Read More

How to Cure Your Food Fetish and/or Raging Hangover

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Leeds boasts a wide variety of culinary experiences to try, enough to spoil you for choice throughout your entire university tenure. Whether you’re out to celebrate, going for a date, or simply out to cure yourself of the imminent feeling of death that last night’s alcohol-fuelled antics left you with, … Read More

Top 5 Places to Eat on Campus

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Bakery 164 – Heaven wrapped in ciabatta bread that offers a taste of sunshine for every tastebud alike with an incredible array of delicious sandwiches. Terrace – Conveniently placed in the centre of campus in our very own union. Offering a roof terrace to enjoy your meal. A tasty sit … Read More

The Real Junk Food Project: Why waste food?

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Real Junk Food Project is a ‘Pay-As-You-Feel’ (PAYF) eatery in Armely, Leeds, only serving food that would otherwise be destined for landfill. From December 2013 to June 2014, the café intercepted 10,520.716 kilograms of edible food that would have been thrown away and left to rot in land fill. … Read More

Gastronaut: Almost Famous

4 years ago / 0 comments

Forget being “Almost Famous”, this place is about to be the word on everyone’s lips. The guys at Almost Famous know gluttony, and they do it well. Before we tucked in, we grilled them about everything from burgers to booze and all that’s in between. How was it for you … Read More

Christmas Cooking: Delicous Chocolate Christmas Tree

4 years ago / 0 comments

This festive recipe will be the showstopper at any Christmas dinner party and is not as hard as it looks. You can put your own spin on it with biscuits, maltesers or anything else you fancy. Ingredients 500g dark chocolate 100g whole almonds peeled 100g hazelnuts peeled 50g raisins 75-110g extra … Read More

Bring back the fat

4 years ago / 0 comments

After a cold and rainy week, all you want to do is to snuggle down and surrounded yourself with mounds of comfort food. To make matters worse, not only are temperatures quickly dropping in those poorly insulated shacks of student housing, but the supermarkets are filling up with tempting Christmas … Read More

Gastronaut: Bean to Bar at Hotel Chocolat

4 years ago / 0 comments

If you’re a fan of chocolate – and who isn’t? – you’re probably aware of the recent claims of a worldwide cocoa shortage. Despite what you may think, or hope, it isn’t just scaremongering; the threat of a cocoa shortage is real. It’s been attributed to a number of causes, … Read More

Fresh Slice’s Salted Caramel Truffles

4 years ago / 0 comments

The perfect gift for your loved ones at Christmas. Surprisingly cheap, and quite simply delicious. Ingredients For the truffles 200g white chocolate, finely chopped 125ml cream 80g sugar 2 Tablespoons water ½ teaspoon flaky sea salt For the coating For the coating 150g dark chocolate, chopped A handful of sea … Read More

Fresh Slice’s Ultimate Malteaser Tiffin

4 years ago / 0 comments

It’s deadline time, and that unfortunately means that few of us have time to bake. Luckily, this no-bake malteser tiffin won’t put a dent in your purse or your prospects. So put down that pen for a little while and enjoy our recipe of the week. Ingredients For the topping … Read More