Category : Food

Bird and Beast knock Nando’s off Peri-Peri Pedestal

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Any establishment that claims to be ‘the home of awesome chicken’ is likely to be met with scepticism, seeing as Nando’s has always been the undisputed go-to for the nation’s poultry needs. However, we can confirm that Bird and Beast, a restaurant that opened in Leeds’ bustling city centre last … Read More

Perfect Pancakes

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Whether it’s your first flip-fest away from home, or if over the years you’ve become a pro at peeling your housemates’ over-enthusiastic efforts off the ceiling, everyone should have access to a decent pancake recipe. Thus follows my mother’s trusty guide. Basic Pancake Mix – makes 4-6 small pancakes Ingredients … Read More

Valentine’s Day Recipe: Raspberry and White Chocolate Ripple Cake

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Valentine’s Day is coming, and that means you should probably do lovey-dovey things like feed your loved one pudding. Alternatively, you can just feed yourself pudding. In fact, the latter might be better, as it means you don’t have to share. In any case, this raspberry and white chocolate ripple … Read More

Get Baked Presents: The Joint

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A glorious, magnificent eatery has just opened, serving up filthy, fatty goodness from twelve till late. One of Leeds’ most popular take-aways, Get Baked, has expanded. In what was formerly Halo’s second room, The Quilted Llama, beautiful burgers, crafty cocktails and drool-inducing piles of American pancakes now call out to … Read More

Best of British: The Pork Pie

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My housemate is lucky enough to come from Melton Mowbray, the home of the pork pie. This traditional meat pie is a time-honoured snack, and is a must for any summer picnic. Packed with succulent minced pork, surrounded by pork jelly and wrapped in hot water crust pastry, it is … Read More

The Libertine: Lovely local pizza

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Once you’ve settled in to the routine of university life, it’s easy to get in to the habit of eating and socialising in the same places. However, it’s a new year, the ideal time to branch out and try something new and The Libertine is the perfect alternative to the … Read More

Leeds Local Food Guide: Beyond the Supermarkets

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January has drawn its last breath, exams are over and it’s finally time to make good on that New Year’s Resolution to eat healthier – and that means an end to Morrison’s ready meals and takeaway pizzas. However, stocking up on fresh food isn’t always cheap if you stick to … Read More

Gastronaut – Twisted Burger Company hits Jake’s Bar

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When it comes to burgers, Leeds has it all – from the cheap take away joints (that you really regret going to in in the morning) to the classier ‘gourmet’ options. So, when I went to Twisted Burgers Co.’s pop-up, in Jake’s Bar’s Call Lane kitchen, I didn’t expect anything … Read More