Category : Food

The Truth Behind Gluten

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Intolerances to foods such as eggs, nuts, lactose and micro-nutrients such as gluten are on the rise. Surveys suggest that 1 out of every 133 people in the general population is gluten intolerant. Just 10 years ago, this figure was 1 in 2500.  The intolerance to gluten, referred to as … Read More

Go Greek with Papoutsakia

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“Papoutsakia” translates to “little shoes” in Greek, though explanations as to why cannot seem to be found. This dish is easy, versatile and cheaper than a dinner on the Greek islands! If you’ve got any leftover ingredients in your fridge (mushrooms, carrots, celery, sausages, etc), feel free to add them … Read More

Pintura gives Leeds a flavour of Basque culture

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Drawing inspiration from the traditional Basque region of Northern Spain, stepping into the newly opened Pintura immediately transports you away from a chilly Leeds evening to somewhere far more exotic. From the moment you settle down along one of the three bars, every moment is a reassertion of the laid … Read More

Simple, Scottish Shortbread

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This Scottish classic is always a winner, plus it’s a doddle to make and requires the simplest of ingredients. If you feel like being supremely indulgent, you can melt some chocolate over the top, or even add some dried fruits or almonds to the mix to jazz up the flavour. … Read More

Bundobust Serves Beautiful Indian Food

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When we heard about the heavenly combination of craft ales and veggie Indian street food offered at the new Bundobust bar, it is easy to see why so many are excited. Opening after the siz- zling success of several pop-up kitchens, it was great to see large numbers appreciating this … Read More

Moo’d Cereal House hits Headingley

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The latest bar to open up on the Otley Run route won’t be pulling you pints of beer, but pints of milk instead. Moo’d Cereal House is the second cereal eatery to open up in the UK, following in the wake of the controversial success of the Cereal Killer café … Read More

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