Category : Food

Ox Club heats up Headrow House

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Ox Club grill restaurant is one of the final pieces in the Headrow House puzzle, bringing four floors of food, drink, events and art in a renovated building to the people of Leeds. Curated by the creative minds behind Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen, the former textile mill has been … Read More

The well-fed student: Party peanut butter cups

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Vegan friendly & gluten free. Makes 10 It’s the Christmas party season, and these delicious and simple chocolate peanut butter cups are a lovely, fun-size snack to offer to your friends and family instead of the usual variety chocolate boxes that are full of additives and refined sugar. Cocoa contains … Read More

A Christmas Miracle: Turtle Bay comes to Leeds

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Caribbean food and fruity cocktails are always a winning combination, and Turtle Bay perfectly fuses the two in their new restaurant on Albion Street. Opening on the 15th December (and what better way to celebrate Christmas than happy hour everyday?), the style of the chain is lively, loud and vibrant, … Read More

Christmas cupcakes with snow meringue icing

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  Lighter than a proper Christmas cake, but just as fruity and alcohol-sodden. Don’t be put off by the amount of ingredients, you can always swap the nuts or dried fruit for others you prefer – cherries, dates, and almonds all work well in this recipe. Ingredients (for 12-15 cakes) … Read More

Gluten-free mince pies

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These tasty festive treats are made using simple and affordable ingredients. They are gluten free (to help avoid that Christmas bloat), and the only sweetener used is honey, which is much more nutrient-dense than refined sugar. You will need: A muffin/bun tray with 12 holes Cling film Pastry Ingredients (for … Read More

The five days of Christmas (sandwiches)

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Monday I go inside Tesco to the perennially busy Meal Deal aisle. Today, six students have huddled round a spilled Fanta and are pointing accusatory fingers at one another. I skirt round and peruse the coolers for the Christmas offering. There is only one; turkey and trimmings, £2.20. I look … Read More

Have yourself a merry little Christmas

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Christmas is just around the corner, and whether you celebrate it or not you can feel its magic in the air. Millennium Square is lit up by fairy lights and you can enjoy the sound of Christmas carols, a jaunt on the carousel and traditional german food. Just in front … Read More

The well-fed student: A cold-busting, skin-boosting recipe

3 years ago / 0 comments

It’s getting chilly here in Leeds, and the workload is getting out of hand. This warming curry is not only rich in vitamins to keep away colds and stress-induced breakouts, it’s also delicious, and cheap and simple to make. The leftovers freeze really well, so you’ll have a healthy, homemade … Read More

Winter soup recipe

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Ingredients: 3 tbsp oil 1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped 2 rashers of smoked streaky bacon, chopped into small pieces 1 medium potato, peeled and diced 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 carrots, peeled and finely chopped 2 celery sticks, chopped 2pt/1.2L of boiling water, with two vegetable stock cubes … Read More

Best takeaways in Leeds

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Having one of the highest student populations in the country, Leeds offers takeaways for all tastes on virtually every corner. With deadline season upon us, takeaways can become our true saviours – who has the time to cook when you have a 3,000 word essay due in on Monday? Knowing … Read More