Category : Food

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

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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

Pieminister review: Who ate all the pies?

3 years ago / 0 comments

A pie and a pint. I get that. In fact, I want that. But, a pie in a cocktail bar that’s come dressed up as an American BBQ restaurant? Surely, something’s amiss here. While their look might not scream ‘pies are us’, Pieminister has been around since 2003, and founder … Read More

Greek Street: The new Call Lane?

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It’s time to turn our attention away from the Northern Quarter as The Alchemist opens new doors to a rejuvenated Greek Street. Before the summer, ask any student what their favourite bar on Greek Street was and you’re most likely to have been met with a blank look. On the … Read More

Homemade Pumpkin Spiced Latte Recipe

3 years ago / 0 comments

The pumpkin spiced latte is a fad of the 21st century, commercialised by the Starbucks franchise that grasped on to the recipe, which for the past few years has been brought back due to popular demand. Many regard the drink as a taste of Autumn in a cup, with the … Read More

Review: Zaap Thai

3 years ago / 0 comments

Zaap Thai in the Grand Arcade is the latest addition to Leeds’ booming street food industry. Walking in, you’re greeted by an authentic Thai atmosphere with street signs, rickshaws, and free popcorn straight from Bangkok market. Friendly staff showed us to our seats and explained the menu, giving us insight … Read More

Monday Farmers Market: fresh food on LUU’s doorstep

3 years ago / 0 comments

Every Monday during term time, come rain or shine, a foodie extravaganza takes place outside the union: it’s the Monday Farmers Market. From piping hot hog roasts to handmade hummus, continental crêpes to seasonal soups, whether you’re craving savoury or sweet there’s something for you. At Honest Edibles, a newcomer … Read More