Tag : food

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

Kirkstall Abbey Market Showcases Best Local Business

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Last Saturday marked the final appearance of the Kirkstall Abbey Deli Market of 2016, which takes place within the ruins of the 864-year-old abbey toward the end of each month. Kirkstall Abbey is a go-to for niche entertainment – from music festivals to last year’s outdoor Lord of the Rings-themed … Read More

The Great Yorkshire Vegan Festival

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It seems the Vegan stereotype has been outgrown. I was initially surprised by the length of the entry queue to the Great Yorkshire Vegan Festival, although it quickly became clear why the hoards were gathering. The £3 entry fee, which went towards Animal Welfare Charities, was just the start of … Read More

Boxing Day Pie

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A traditional Thanksgiving meal is made up of some very hit-and-miss dishes, such as pumpkin pie – not as disgusting as it sounds and, if made right, tastes like heaven. Their combination of turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce, however, is such a hit even here in the UK that households … Read More

Langar on Campus: Leeds Sikh Society teaches us about community and harmony

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Integration is possible if we are willing to talk, share and celebrate each other’s festive moments, be it cultural, social or religious. The University of Leeds Sikh Society recently organised an incredible event, ‘Langar on campus’, which made this possible. Hundreds of British and international students in colorful headscarves gathered … Read More

Recipe: Mum’s leek and potato soup

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Mum’s leek and potato soup My mum’s Leek and potato soup recipe is unbelievably cheap, and easy to replicate so long as you have some kind of blender. 2 medium-sized leeks 1 large baking potato 1 medium-sized white onion 1 Knorr vegetable stock pot (chicken works too) Parsley (shaker in … Read More

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