Author: Harriet Weller

Food and Drinks Editor 2013/14

It’s that special time of year again, a very happy time. That time when everyone comes together, over not spring, not daffodils, but crème eggs! That’s right guys, crème egg season has arrived, they are popping up in every shop, on every till screaming ‘goo’ on you know you want me…. In celebration we thought we would transform the humble hot chocolate into something that will have you breaking that Lent chocolate ban in no time, so we introduce to you the one, the only, the heavenly, the sumptuous, the mouthwatering, the heart stopping….. Crème Egg Hot Chocolate The…

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This month we are introducing you to a recipe coming all the way from the shores of South Korea, the Kimbap. A perfect sandwich alternative that will have you looking super trendy on those dull library days. Kimbap is a very common food in Korea and is enjoyed when we go on picnics with family and friends. When I was a child, my mum woke up early and made special Kimbap for me. It is also often especially made by Girlfriends to take their boyfriends on picnics, the perfect date food! How to make Kimbap Serves 2 Ingredients Sushi Rice…

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Tucked away at the top of the high street is a place where you can leave the stresses and strains of Uni life for a while and relax. It’s a little place called Kyffin, which will have you dreaming of far-off lands in no time as you sample their world-inspired menu and breathe in the scents of over 40 different teas and coffees. We are here to give you the mouth-watering Kyffin story. Kyffin café has been in the heart of Bangor for over 6 years, but has been in the making for many more. If you wander up the…

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So what happens when two Bangor students, who love trying out the more weird and wonderful recipes and secretly wish they lived a few decades ago, run out of ingredients? They decide to go old school and rediscover the word which probably brings back food and queuing nightmares for many, rationing. The point of rationing was not to have a lot, but to have a little bit of everything. So being students who want to save money, but refuse to develop scurvy, we’ve realised that the answer to balancing healthy eating with a healthy bank balance was staring us in…

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With the Great British Bake Off coming to an end this month we have 3 inventive bakes to help fill the void and inspire you to create your very own weird and wonderful creations. Who knows, you could be the creator of the new baking sensation! Cronuts For all those of you that struggle to choose between all those mouth-watering pastry goods in the morning we have the perfect solution; Cronuts. Taking the US by storm earlier this year, the Cronut combines all the buttery goodness of a doughnut and a croissant with thin layers of croissant dough being deep…

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Something’s a ‘bubblin’ in Bangor A brand new business, like no other in Bangor is well and truly settling itself into the Bangor way of life. Over the last month locals and students alike have been delving into the craze, which has swept over the whole of Asia and is now beginning its journey into North Wales: the bubble tea craze. Bubble tea was born all the way back in the 1980s in Taiwan on a tiny tea stand and has now spread across the whole of Asia. It has even made it on to the menu of McDonalds’ restaurants in…

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Are you bready for Halloween? As we all know, Halloween is just around the corner, and this can only mean one thing – pumpkin recipes! Despite their popular uses, pumpkins aren’t just scary ornaments or princess carriages, they’re real vegetables too! So join us in our mission to get Bangor baking, here’s some ideas for what to create from our favourite flamboyantly coloured vegetable… Pumpkin bread This is my favourite pumpkin discovered recipe so far, just remember to be patient when making bread, it kneads time to rise properly. Ingredients ·         Small pumpkin (£1 –…

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