Tag : cooking

Leeds Students are ‘Playing with Fire’ When it Comes to Electrical Safety, Study Shows

3 months ago / 0 comments

Most first year students have never lived on their own prior to university. As a result, they are often ill-informed about kitchen safety, or don’t take it as seriously as they should. UK Charity Electrical Safety First is attempting to change this. They recently conducted a survey, revealing the extent … Read More

Why You Should B.Y.O.B (Bake Your Own Bread)

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It’s baking season. With National Baking Week in full swing, and GBBO heating up, it’s the perfect time to get your bake on. While you might be tempted to set your sights on an insta-worthy tray of macarons or a tarte tatin, I am here to make a case for … Read More

Vegan Delights: 3 amazing recipes from the Veg Society

2 years ago / 0 comments

Now that you’re in university, you most probably are embarking upon a journey of cuisine expertise. Cooking for yourself can be a tiring ordeal, especially at first, when you have no idea what you’re doing, and your only hope is to not burn the kitchen down. However, once you get … Read More

The well fed student: Easy Easter chocolate nests

3 years ago / 0 comments

Here is a really simple, slightly healthier take on a recipe for chocolate rice crispy cakes! You can get puffed rice without additives from world food shops – Abu Bakar sells plain puffed rice – and health food shops sell lots of different puffed grains as well as rice, so … Read More

The well-fed student: The female cooks that everyone should know about

3 years ago / 0 comments

The UK food world has been largely dominated by men for many years, with the exceptions of a few female home cooks that have become national treasures, such as Delia Smith, Mary Berry and Nigella Lawson. There has recently been a surge of female chefs and health gurus releasing books … Read More

Living Gluten-Free in Leeds

3 years ago / 0 comments

  Moving to a new city is daunting enough, but for those new students embarking on a gluten-free lifestyle, the task can appear even more overwhelming. Thankfully, you’re not alone: awareness of medical wheat and gluten intolerances has been growing in recent years, and one of the benefits of living … Read More

Photojournal | The Real Junk Food Project – waste, poverty and revolution

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Real Junk Food Café is situated in Armley, a short bus ride south west from Leeds City Centre. Entering the town, it is easy to lose count of how many factory buildings had been abandoned, bordered up and draped in rows of barbed wire. The town is like many … Read More

Food | Not just a pretty plate – Soup, Soup, Soup

5 years ago / 0 comments

Soup is definitely a student staple for us, and for so many good reasons. It’s healthy, cheap, freezes well, warms you up, and makes a really easy on-the-go lunch if you invest in a thermos. We have two of our favourite soup recipes for you – the first is a … Read More

Food | Peckish – Parma Ham wrapped camembert pie

5 years ago / 0 comments

  Spring is here but that doesn’t mean that it’s too late for some filling home cooked comfort food, like this rather decadent Parma Ham wrapped camembert pie with cranberry and apple chutney. Ingredients Pie Wheel of Camembert 5 slices of Parma ham 1 pack of shortcrust pastry 2 tbsp … Read More

Food | Nick Smith's Prawn and Leek Gratin

5 years ago / 0 comments

Here is a great example of a recipe that looks and seems a lot more posh than it really is in two ways. One, it’s got a French word in the name, and two, it’s got finely sliced potatoes on top and nothing says haute cuisine like glorified crisps on … Read More