Tag : food

Lifestyle | Living below the line

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I think it’s fair that students are stereotyped as always being hungry. Walking around campus, I’ve seen students snacking on anything from toffee popcorn to the slightly more ambitious chicken kahari. So when given the opportunity to take part in the Live Below The Line challenge, I fully understood that … Read More

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

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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

Travel | Italian interrail inspiration – a Leeds student's guide

5 years ago / 0 comments

With only three months to go until the glorious student summer begins, starting to plan travel arrangements is an entirely necessary form of procrastination. A popular idea is InterRailing around Europe, essentially buying a one off train fare that allows you to travel from city to city sampling each one’s … Read More

Food | Peckish – Parma Ham wrapped camembert pie

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  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

Luscious Two Lemon Cake

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This lemon cake packs a powerful citrus punch, wasting none of the lemons that go into it. Yielding a marvellously moist, and quite sizeable, sponge, there’s plenty to go around. This is a slight twist on Mary Berry’s whole lemon cake, altered to the student budget! To make this two … Read More

Food | Not just a pretty plate – Flapjacks

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There is no way of disguising the fact that flapjacks aren’t the healthiest, however as treats go, they’re pretty damn good. The oats mean they are incredibly filling, making them great for an on-the-go sugar boost when you find yourself flagging. The replacement of ordinary caster sugar with soft brown … Read More

Food | Regional Recipes – Russian Holodets

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Russian food, much like Russia itself, is varied and diverse. But the majority is big and filling,  to satisfy the appetites of those living in harsh weather conditions. How else could you survive -30°C winters? One of the most interesting and unusual dishes is the holodets, essentially a delicious meat … Read More

Food | The Gingerbread Lad – Alternative breakfast menu

5 years ago / 0 comments

We all know we should eat breakfast, but sometimes it’s too much hassle/just boring. Swap the rock hard toast and soggy cereal for these four exciting dishes which will make you look forward to the morning and make any effort worth it. Creamy Mushrooms on Toast Although rich and delicious, … Read More

News | Leeds uni launches bake off

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You’ve seen Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood in the hit TV show but now ‘The Great Leeds University Bake Off’ is coming to the Union. Competitors working either individually, or in pairs, will be told the baking challenges on March 3, 10 and 17. Their baking creations will then be … Read More

Food | Gastronaut – Trio

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Heading to Trio on a Thursday lunchtime LSi were unsure of what to expect from the rather up-market venue nestled in the heart of our scruffy beloved student area. On arrival we found the building itself to be an exercise in tempered civility: inhabiting the suburban sort of style common to mid-range … Read More