Category : Food

The Great British Bake Off

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Each year, as summer draws to a close, our nation’s screens are graced with the welcome return of the Great British Bake Off. Unless you have an aversion to baking, soggy bottoms, or Paul Hollywood’s dazzling blue eyes, there is no reason to not watch this year’s series. However in … Read More

Battle of the Burger

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It’s a question debated by many and up until now has been previously unsolved; who makes the best burgers in Leeds? With an extortionate amount of restaurants devoted to crafting the best combination of a patty in a bun (doesn’t it sound so simple?) dotted around our city, a fight … Read More

Courgette and Lemon Cake: Recipe adapted from BBC Good Food

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Have no fear, this cake doesn’t taste slightly like courgettes; instead, like carrot in carrot cake, the courgette keeps the cake moist and adds a lovely green tinge to the sponge. Ingredients: 250g very soft unsalted butter 3 lemons (4 if you want a lemon drizzle topping instead of cream … Read More

Preview: Battle of the Burger

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Following their successful clash in Newcastle, Battle of the Burger descends on Canal Mills this Friday to test the best that Leeds, and ultimately Yorkshire, has to offer. Gone are the days that a burger is a disappointing disc of overcooked ‘beef’ in a soggy seeded bun, and usually only … Read More

Review: Food and drink at Leeds’ own The Garden Party

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There’s something very refreshing about a festival involving no wellies, no mud and not one badly assembled tent in sight. Even more so when it provides the atmosphere and party essence that usually causes us to dig out the sleeping bags and slum it all summer long. The Garden Party, … Read More

Preview – The Garden Party

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This August bank holiday weekend sees The Garden Party celebrate its 10th Birthday at its new location of the Tetley Brewery. What was previously a much more intimate summer event at the Faversham has this year grown into what will be a full-blown celebration of culture in the heart of … Read More

Preview: Leeds Indie Food at The Garden Party

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If you’re at a loss of where to spend the August bank holiday, look no further than The Tetley. Located in the historic former headquarters of the Tetley Brewery right in the centre of Leeds, the building is now used as a centre for contemporary art exhibitions and events. This … Read More

The Great British Bake-Off: Baking Porn for Brain and Belly

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Memo to self: have cake on standby whilst watching the Great British Bake Off. Every time I watch it my mouth inevitably waters and I have to make do with whatever spongey substitute I can find in the kitchen. An avid baker myself, being faced with the mediocrity that lies … Read More

Nando’s brings the heat to Headingley

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Having been stuck in talks with the local community and developers for almost six years, cult chicken brand Nando’s has finally arrived in Headingley, and with them they bring a little bit of its signature spice to the centre of the student-dominated suburb. Discreetly located on the outskirts of the Otley … Read More

A taste of Mexico at Cielo Blanco

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Tucked away in the Trinity centre (or as the website states, ‘above Topshop’) is Mexican food and drinks venture Cielo Blanco. A welcome break from the plethora of chain restaurants packed into the shopping complex, the quirky front terrace filled with foliage and explosions of colour combinations is a far … Read More