Category : Food

A Chocolate a Day…

1 week ago / 0 comments

With December fast approaching, so does the annual question: what advent calendar do I get this year? Studies prove that a chocolate a day improves your wellbeing. Even though being a University student at this time of the year means deadlines, it also means that you can wake up to … Read More

The Best of Leeds’ Christkindelmarkt

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Christmas has arrived… early.   The German Christmas market is up in Millenium Square once again for the festive period. There are plenty of options to treat yourself to whether that be food, drink, or weird wooden toys and pretty candles. One of the most delicious savoury foods on offer … Read More

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: A Culinary Education

1 month ago / 0 comments

Iranian-American chef Samin Nosrat’s critically acclaimed book ‘Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat’ has been developed into a four part Netflix series. The show’s aim is to educate viewers on how to master the key elements to culinary perfection. Having read the Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat book, I was thoroughly excited to … Read More

Warming Winter Recipes

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Soups are one of the best ways to continue getting enough nutrients in winter, when salads and lighter vegetable dishes lose their appeal in favour of warm, hearty meals. The grid below offers thousands of variations on one basic soup recipe, so you will never run out of ideas. Start … Read More

World Vegan Day: The Veg Pledge

1 month ago / 0 comments

Veganism is becoming a huge movement; it has grown by 700% in the UK in the past two years and you just know that someone, somewhere, is Instagram-ing their avocado on toast. With it being World Vegan Day today, let’s talk about what all the hype is about. Why are … Read More

Top 5 Curry Spots in Leeds

2 months ago / 0 comments

October 22nd kicks off official curry week, so we’ve put together a list of some of the best places to get your tikka fix. Whether you’re on a budget or splashing out, these are sure to spice up your week.   1. The Cat’s Pyjamas With two restaurants, one in Headingley … Read More

Why You Should B.Y.O.B (Bake Your Own Bread)

2 months ago / 0 comments

It’s baking season. With National Baking Week in full swing, and GBBO heating up, it’s the perfect time to get your bake on. While you might be tempted to set your sights on an insta-worthy tray of macarons or a tarte tatin, I am here to make a case for … Read More

The Hidden Gems of Leeds

3 months ago / 0 comments

In your first year, you’ll want to acquaint yourself with the city, and what better way to do it than seeking out some of the city’s most illusive spots. So, here’s a rundown of a few of Leeds’ best hidden gems.   1. The Domino – 7 Grand Arcade, Leeds, LS1 … Read More

Battle of the Beverages

10 months ago / 0 comments

Ever wondered where best to take refuge when you simply cannot face a two-hour lecture in a windowless lecture theatre in Roger Stevens? Wonder no more; we explore the best spots to fulfil your campus caffeine cravings. Balcony Balcony is the first and only student-led enterprise on campus. They proudly … Read More

Is Eating Green Eating Clean?

10 months ago / 0 comments

Let’s be honest, we could probably all do with an extra serving (or three) of broccoli in our student lifestyles, but is the mantra of ‘eat your greens’, drilled into us from childhood, really the answer to a healthy diet? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. The infamous ‘green detox smoothie’ … Read More