Tag : food

The Leeds food industry making a difference

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In modern industry, the recognition of the environmental and ethical impact of firms is undoubtedly growing. As consumers, many of us no longer find it acceptable for businesses to exploit natural resources for their own greedy motives! More and more businesses now incorporate ethical goals into their company structures. We … Read More

"Wellness did not serve me well" – the pitfalls of clean eating

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So called ‘Wellness’ bloggers such as Ella Woodward and the Hemsley Sisters have turned the clean eating craze into an immensely profitable industry. Recently, this trend has attracted backlash, especially from medical experts. A recent BBC3 documentary also spoke out against the potentially dangerous health myths perpetuated by these bloggers. … Read More

Vegan victory or diet dilemma?

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With the rapidly increasing number of vegan converts, Emma Purvis debates the benefits and pitfalls of this phenomena. With veganism straying away from its moral and economically sound roots, is the hype surrounding it a good thing? Or is it a step towards turning a valuable way of life into a fad … Read More

The Clock Cafe Returns

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Settled right in the heart of Hyde Park corner, the aptly named LS6 café is a student landmark. With its lovely brunches, to-die-for milkshakes and arty aesthetics, it has long been the perfect location for reunions over lunch and catch-ups over coffee. It’s therefore not surprising that this artsy hub … Read More

Oktoberfest is coming!

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Yes, October is here, but don’t fear, so is Oktoberfest! Celebrating days of Bavarian Food, Bier and music they will be bringing you… DRINK: Erdinger, one of Germany’s most popular brands is being bought to Leeds, alongside their haus beir. If bier’s not your thing, don’t worry! A range of German … Read More

Leeds gets UK’s First Junk Food Supermarket

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The Real Junk Food Project has opened the UK’s first food waste supermarket in Pudsey, near Leeds. Set up in 2013, the company began with a pioneering “pay as you feel” café initiative intercepting edible food which would otherwise become part of the 15 million tonnes of food thrown away … Read More

#JackFriday at MEATLiquor – The best of both worlds

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Take one-part award-winning cocktails, mix with a mouth-wateringly trendy menu, add a dash of live music and liberal amounts of Tennessee Whiskey, and what do you get? #JackFriday has come to Leeds. The event is distilled from the Jack Daniels tradition of gifting employees a bottle of JD on the … Read More

Food – Staying in vs Going out

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Leeds is a city that caters to all tastes. Literally. Whatever your appetite, whatever your budget, the labyrinth of backstreet cafes, big name bistros, and bizarre bars will provide. But univesity isn’t all about splashing the cash, so here’s a list of Leeds’ finest eateries, and some simple, homely recipes … Read More

Finding your feet: Top tips for Freshers

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Top TV Tips: Buy a TV Licence… Split a Netflix account between your flat, find a series you all like and binge it together. Try Amazon Prime for a free trial, but make sure you opt out within 60 days to avoid the £60 joining fee. Don’t forget series link! … Read More

How does aircraft noise affect our taste perception?

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If you have been on an airplane before and ate food on board, or heard stories of airplane food from friends and family; a common theme seems to be that people complain that the food served on airplanes is tasteless or bad. The question as to why airplane food tastes … Read More