Tag : food

The Edgy Veggie: Baklava

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One thing that I always get asked when I tell people I’m Turkish is ‘do you know how to make baklava?’ The answer is yes I do, but not in the traditional way where I sit for hours on end rolling out dough, instead I pop to my local shop … Read More

The Edgy Veggie: Orzo Soup

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This recipe is one that is perfect for those cold winter days when you’re feeling bunged up with a cold. With high levels of chilli and zest, this is a recipe that is guaranteed to get that cold out of your system and get you back on your feet. It’s … Read More

The Edgy Veggie: Içli Kofte

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Ever since I became a vegetarian my cravings for traditional Turkish food have become difficult to ignore. Much to my dismay Turks love meat, which means that often at family gatherings I am left to snack on salad and bread. It’s been a year since I stopped eating meat, and … Read More

Vegan Delights: 3 amazing recipes from the Veg Society

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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

Oh I wish I could eat Christmas food everyday…

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Why Christmas food isn’t allowed all year round I shall never understand. Okay, so you may gain a little weight, and maybe pigs in blankets aren’t actually very good for you, but amazing food is worth going up a dress size for. If you weren’t already mega excited for the … Read More

Drunken violence forces café to close at weekends

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A flagship pay-as-you-feel café in Leeds has been led to close its doors at weekends due to growing problems with drunken violence and anti-social behaviour. Adam Smith, co-founder of the Armley Junk-tion café, has voiced concerns for the safety of customers, staff and volunteers at the Real Junk Food Project. … Read More

Leave your presence behind this Christmas

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When students go home for Christmas, an enormous amount of leftover food from people’s kitchens is thrown away. LUU has teamed up with a number of local charities and Leeds City Council so that unwanted food goes to those who need it, not to landfill. Collections will be held on … Read More

Seeing double: Hyde Park’s Sainsbury’s situation

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A new Sainsbury’s supermarket opened on the 1st December on Royal Park Road, only 0.2 miles away from the 24 hour Sainsbury’s on Brudenell Road. The Brudenell Road ‘Sainos’ has become a student institution, dominating the student-packed Hyde Park area when it comes to big supermarket brands. Which leads nicely on … Read More

Starting a Food Revolution with Billy Collins

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Last week, Leeds University Union played host to an innovative event: Leeds Creatives. The events saw creative people from in and around Leeds come to give speeches about the great work they’re doing to improve the city. One of those people was Billy Collins, proprietor of Honest Edibles, a vegan … Read More

Flavoursome Fare at Comptoir Libanais

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In amongst the Christmassy chaos of the Trinity Centre, new Lebanese restaurant Comptoir Libanais offers a welcome glimpse of heavenly summer with its colourful souk-like interiors and delicious exotic food. The new Lebanese canteen is (based next to the Everyman Cinema on the top floor of Trinity) offers tasty Middle … Read More