Category : Food

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

3 years ago / 0 comments

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

3 years ago / 0 comments

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

3 years ago / 0 comments

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

3 years ago / 0 comments

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

3 years ago / 0 comments

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

3 years ago / 0 comments

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

Caribbean and Creole Cuisine down at Soul Kitchen

3 years ago / 0 comments

Stepping into Soul Kitchen at The Wardrobe is definitely an experience. Located opposite the BBC Yorkshire building, the team have managed to create an amazing atmosphere with their quirky interior. There are fairy lights wrapped around the beams at the windows and the restaurant comes complete with comfy, spacious booths … Read More

Sunshine Cocktails: Strawberry and Basil Margaritas

4 years ago / 0 comments

Spring has certainly sprung, and today it would seem summer is just around the corner. So, why not celebrate the sun, and enjoy a delicious cocktail with your friends. A Strawberry Basil Margarita is an invigorating twist on an old classic, and is perfect for spring. Ingredients A few fresh strawberries … Read More

Everybody’s cup of tea

4 years ago / 0 comments

The History of Britain’s Favourite Hot Beverage Drinking tea has is so ingrained in British daily life that few seldom stop to think about the origins of their favourite drink. Although tea is now quintessentially English, we have only been drinking it for 350 years. Britain was in fact one … Read More

Foodie Gifts: Presto Choco-Nut Clusters

4 years ago / 0 comments

Swamped with deadlines but still want to surprise Mum with something sweet for Mother’s Day? These chocolate-nut clusters are quick and easy to make and they never fail to impress! Only 3 simple ingredients needed. The sea salt is optional, but does provide a delightful contrast to the sweetness of the chocolate. Ingredients … Read More