Category : Food

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

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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

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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

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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

Gastronaut heads to Roots and Fruits

4 years ago / 0 comments

Amidst the many new shops opening up in the Leeds Grand Arcade, you will find a humble vegetarian café that has been around a good deal longer than most of us. Tucked comfortably in the arched passageway, Roots and Fruits has been feeding many happy tummies, vegetarian or otherwise, for … Read More

The Best of Belgian Food

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When you think of food and drink in Belgium, things such as waffles, chocolate, mussels, frites and beer will probably spring to mind. Having returned from my year abroad, I can say with absolute certainty these sum up Belgian food and drink perfectly. #1. Waffles – Street vs Restaurant Which … Read More

Autumn Apple Crisps

4 years ago / 0 comments

With autumn in the air, these healthy apple crisps are a great snack. They may take a while to make, but don’t let the baking time deter you. The scent of apples and warm autumn spice will fill your house with a festive feel. Ingredients 3 red apples 3 tsp … Read More

Gastronaut heads to Outlaws Yacht Club

4 years ago / 0 comments

There is no reason not to go. In fact, why haven’t you been yet? This café, bar, exhibition space and all round good hangout is tucked away on New York Street, making use of local produce to knock up an array of homemade humbleness from breakfast time till tea. On … Read More