Category : Food

Cielo Blanco’s new menu: A Mexican street food feast

2 years ago / 0 comments

  The fusion of vibrant prints and traditional tiling, inspired by the works of Frida Kahlo, together with the restaurant’s striking industrials features, provided a distinctive backdrop to this Mexican street food experience. With an upbeat, electro soundtrack humming in the background, I started the evening with a Pink Grapefruit … Read More

The well fed student: Easy Easter chocolate nests

2 years ago / 0 comments

Here is a really simple, slightly healthier take on a recipe for chocolate rice crispy cakes! You can get puffed rice without additives from world food shops – Abu Bakar sells plain puffed rice – and health food shops sell lots of different puffed grains as well as rice, so … Read More

Eat your way through Leeds this bank holiday

3 years ago / 0 comments

Friends, family, fry ups, lie-ins, walks, parties – by no means an exhaustive list, but I’d be surprised if none of the above feature in your typical bank holiday. Over the years, however, I’ve detected a level of anxiety surrounding these extra days off, which we Brits know all too … Read More

The well-fed student: Guilt-free study snacks

3 years ago / 0 comments

When you are staring at a book or computer screen for hours on end during revision time, or twenty pages deep in your dissertation, the last thing you want is a rumbling belly. However, we all know the feeling when you’re three packets of crisps down and you feel like … Read More

Vegan challenge: Moral monotony

3 years ago / 0 comments

At the end of January when my housemate told me about the Great University Vegan Challenge, I was intrigued. The challenge, proposed by Animal Aid, is to give up all animal products in your diet for the whole month of February. Although I’m not a vegetarian, I am an animal … Read More

North Brewing Co. taproom launch

3 years ago / 0 comments

With the end of term rapidly approaching and deadlines passing, we’re all in need of a treat. After too many weeks spent in an overcrowded Hyde Park Pub, it’s time to venture out and try somewhere new. The North Brewing Co is an ideal place for some chilled out end … Read More

The well-fed student: The female cooks that everyone should know about

3 years ago / 0 comments

The UK food world has been largely dominated by men for many years, with the exceptions of a few female home cooks that have become national treasures, such as Delia Smith, Mary Berry and Nigella Lawson. There has recently been a surge of female chefs and health gurus releasing books … Read More

Utter overindulgence at Burt & Nelly

3 years ago / 0 comments

When it comes to Burt & Nelly the first big decision is whether to go for a savoury or sweet pizza, or both. Overeating caution: if, like me, your eyes are bigger than your belly and you decide to go for a savoury pizza with a side of macaroni cheese, … Read More

The well-fed student: Stick with the seasons

3 years ago / 0 comments

If you are eating on a budget, it is always a good idea to eat in season – i.e. produce that’s currently being grown in the UK. Firstly, it’s CHEAPER, as there is a lot of it going spare, and on top of this seasonal fruit and veg are often … Read More

The well-fed student: Smoothie bowls

3 years ago / 0 comments

Smoothie bowls are one of my favourite breakfasts: they’re basically like a fruity ice cream/soup. They taste like a dessert but you don’t get the sick feeling that comes after a bowl of actual ice cream, and they are full of goodness to give you a morning glow. If I’m … Read More