Category : Food

Food | A recipe from Nigeria: how to make Akara

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Bean cakes, or ‘Akara’, are a Nigerian snack or breakfast food, and the perfect complement to your morning coffee. Ingredients 125g bean flour 250ml water 1 stock cube ¼ red onion 2 tbsps of salt 1 pepper Vegetable oil Method Dice the onion and pepper and set aside. In a medium-sized … Read More

Food | Belgrave Street Feast is still the edgiest way to cause a coronary

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Belgrave Music Hall is certainly one of the best things to come to Leeds in the last year. With its eclectic live music selection, slightly overpriced yet insufferably trendy craft beers and a beer garden – for all those warm, dry Leeds days – it’s truly great. It’s the perfect … Read More

Food | Gastronaut heads to Tharavadu for the best in Keralan

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“Tharavadu” in Keralan means ‘family house’, representing the observation of traditions and all things familial. In this regard, Tharavadu has certainly stayed true to its name. Upon entering, we felt as though we were being brought into a home, where every dish has been specially crafted to capture all the … Read More

Food | Perfect Recipes for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

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Macmillan Coffee Mornings are a great way to get friends and family over for tea and cake, and raise a bit of money for a good cause while you’re at it. So, why not get involved? In the Middle’s recipes couldn’t be easier, or tastier, so get that pinny on. … Read More

Food | Leeds’ Top 5 Hangover Food Hot­spots

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#1. The Greasy Pig ­- Hyde Park Veteran Hyde Park residents will know this place as a beacon of hope when you’re bleary eyed and empty stomached the morning after the night before. This place delivers on affordable, quality greasy spoon grub. Their fried eggs are the stuff stock photos … Read More

Food | Fresh Slices bakes One Minute Lemon Mug Cakes

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So, you are entering, or returning to, student life, and you need a quick sugar hit. The shops are just too far away, and you want something satisfying, and quick. Well, look no further than this speedy, easy recipe for mug cakes. All you need are a few ingredients, a … Read More

TV | The Great British Bake Off Semi-Finalists

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After tackling a tricky trio of baklavas, entremets and schichttortes in the semi-final, queen of spice Chetna was defeated. Only Richard, Luis and Nancy will return to the tent for the final, but who will take the Bake Off crown? The current favourite is Richard Burr, a builder and family man who … Read More

Food | For the Love of Food – Street Food Festival

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Street food is where it’s at. It’s the most vibrant sector of the British food market, and it’s growing quick. For the Love of Food, a street food show like no other, has landed in Leeds. For this weekend only, traders will be cooking for your vote in The British … Read More

Food | Fresh Slice – Chocolate Blackberry Cupcakes

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On a walk through your local wood at this time of year, you will find a glut of ripe, ready to be picked blackberries. Beyond pies and crumbles, what can be done with such a bounty of berries? Look no further. Combine creamy chocolate with a refreshing tang in these … Read More

Food | Gastronaut – Le Chalet, Leeds

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Beyond occasional trips to the station, the financial district of Leeds may not be that familiar to the city’s students. However,  if you’re willing to venture in, you’ll find there are some friendly, affordable and distinctly up-market gems amidst the chain restaurants. Chief among them is Le Chalet, a French … Read More