Tag : food

Nando’s brings the heat to Headingley

3 years ago / 0 comments

Having been stuck in talks with the local community and developers for almost six years, cult chicken brand Nando’s has finally arrived in Headingley, and with them they bring a little bit of its signature spice to the centre of the student-dominated suburb. Discreetly located on the outskirts of the Otley … Read More

A taste of Mexico at Cielo Blanco

3 years ago / 0 comments

Tucked away in the Trinity centre (or as the website states, ‘above Topshop’) is Mexican food and drinks venture Cielo Blanco. A welcome break from the plethora of chain restaurants packed into the shopping complex, the quirky front terrace filled with foliage and explosions of colour combinations is a far … Read More

Foodie Gifts: Presto Choco-Nut Clusters

4 years ago / 0 comments

Swamped with deadlines but still want to surprise Mum with something sweet for Mother’s Day? These chocolate-nut clusters are quick and easy to make and they never fail to impress! Only 3 simple ingredients needed. The sea salt is optional, but does provide a delightful contrast to the sweetness of the chocolate. Ingredients … Read More

Bring back the fat

4 years ago / 0 comments

After a cold and rainy week, all you want to do is to snuggle down and surrounded yourself with mounds of comfort food. To make matters worse, not only are temperatures quickly dropping in those poorly insulated shacks of student housing, but the supermarkets are filling up with tempting Christmas … Read More

Balls to “Fun Size” food

4 years ago / 0 comments

Around this time of year, whether because of the turn in the weather, or the rush of homesickness from not having seen my mum for two months, my consumption of “snack foods” really hits its peak. Snack foods are inescapable. I’m talking crisps, biscuits, sweets, those little versions of  biscuits … Read More

The Growing Challenge – World on the Breadline

4 years ago / 0 comments

It’s Sunday morning, you’re worse for wear and it’s taken all of your effort to leave the comfort of your bed and make your way to the kitchen. On inspection, what are you greeted with? Nothing. We’ve all been in that position, you desperately need sustenance yet the cupboards are … Read More

Food | Fresh Slice – Chocolate Blackberry Cupcakes

4 years ago / 0 comments

On a walk through your local wood at this time of year, you will find a glut of ripe, ready to be picked blackberries. Beyond pies and crumbles, what can be done with such a bounty of berries? Look no further. Combine creamy chocolate with a refreshing tang in these … Read More

Food | Fresh Slice – Great British Bake Off Special

4 years ago / 0 comments

Whisks at the ready. Ovens on. The Great British Bake Off is back for a fifth series. Over ten, tense weeks, twelve contestants will pipe, glaze and of course bake, all under the icy-blue gaze of Paul Hollywood. To keep yourself busy until tonight, why not have a go at … Read More

Features | Sea-ing the light: Why the English Seaside is the Best Place on Earth

4 years ago / 0 comments

For a long time, I’ve trusted in the mantra that if you take a plane somewhere, than that holiday is going to be better than the place you were originally. This is particularly true of England, what with it having unpredictable and uninspiring weather, and not much of a ‘holiday … Read More

Food | Gastronaut’s Greatest Hits – Ideal for graduation dining

4 years ago / 0 comments

Stuck for where to take the family to celebrate never having to pull another all-nighter? Gastronaut looks back at its greatest hits to bring you the best in graduation dining. Blackhouse, Grill on the Square – A more upmarket offering with a live jazz band and a bill a little … Read More