Category : Food

Food | Peckish – Healthy Banana Cookies

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Summer is here, and everyone is starting to think about that bikini body. But, there is no need to forego all sweet and tasty treats; these banana cookies are both deliciously satisfying and delightfully healthy. Ingredients 2 very ripe bananas 100g of oats 1 tsp of cinnamon 1 tsbp of … Read More

Food | Graduation Dining – Blackhouse, Grill on the Square

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If you’re looking for somewhere for your post-graduation meal that’s slightly more up market than the eateries in the Trinity shopping centre but not so fancy that you feel uncomfortable then look no further than Blackhouse. With a menu of classics that revolve around steak you can’t go far wrong with … Read More

Food | Leeds Food and Drink Festival Preview

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Running from Friday 23rd May until Sunday 8th June 2014, the festival will be a celebration of the amazing food and drink scene in Leeds. Here are our LSi highlights! Yorkshire Food and Drink Show (6th – 8th June): Live demonstrations from local chefs, artisan food specialists, traditional real ales, Pimms and … Read More

Food | Fresh Slice – Chocolate Orange Hobnobs

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Where is the time for baking when there are books to be read and revision to be done? Why at this time, more than any other, do we students crave anything but those mood-boosting brain foods? Fear not – this quick and easy recipe will alleviate your sugar craving and … Read More

Food | Gastronaut – Twister Burger Company

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If there’s one thing the Leeds restaurant scene isn’t lacking, it’s an array of fantastic and innovative burger restaurants. If my housemates had a penny for every time I’ve come home, claiming to have found “the best burger joint in Leeds”, they’d probably be able to club together to afford … Read More

Food | Not just a pretty plate – Soup, Soup, Soup

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Soup is definitely a student staple for us, and for so many good reasons. It’s healthy, cheap, freezes well, warms you up, and makes a really easy on-the-go lunch if you invest in a thermos. We have two of our favourite soup recipes for you – the first is a … Read More

Food | Peckish – Parma Ham wrapped camembert pie

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  Spring is here but that doesn’t mean that it’s too late for some filling home cooked comfort food, like this rather decadent Parma Ham wrapped camembert pie with cranberry and apple chutney. Ingredients Pie Wheel of Camembert 5 slices of Parma ham 1 pack of shortcrust pastry 2 tbsp … Read More

Food | 5 exam season ready meals put to the test

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It’s deadline season and you don’t want to cook. Aside from a pack of custard creams, a low cost ready meal is the obvious alternative. But which one to choose? We’ve found the worst so you don’t have to. 1. Chicken Chow Mein, Tesco, a little over 5 minutes. This … Read More

Food | Nick Smith's Prawn and Leek Gratin

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Here is a great example of a recipe that looks and seems a lot more posh than it really is in two ways. One, it’s got a French word in the name, and two, it’s got finely sliced potatoes on top and nothing says haute cuisine like glorified crisps on … Read More

Luscious Two Lemon Cake

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This lemon cake packs a powerful citrus punch, wasting none of the lemons that go into it. Yielding a marvellously moist, and quite sizeable, sponge, there’s plenty to go around. This is a slight twist on Mary Berry’s whole lemon cake, altered to the student budget! To make this two … Read More