Don’t just stick to big Tesco, go local!

Everyone is tempted to go to the same big Tesco, Sainsbury's or Lidl, do all their shopping there and leave it at that. Though...

Cosy Contentment at Hoogah – Swansea’s newest cafe

by Annie Harte Following its exploding popularity, you might have heard of the latest well-being craze of ‘hygge’ (pronounced ‘hoo-ga’). Hygge stems from Danish culture...

Hearty Irish Stew

By Hannah Fenlon You will need: 2 lamb chops 2 large potatoes 1 medium onion 1 carrot Salt & pepper to season How to make: Cut the meat into neat pieces, removing...

Foods you’ll fall for: The best places to visit this Autumn...

by Kassy Fox Though the common practice with most students is to just hop to town and jump into the wonderful chaos that is Tesco...

Foods you’ll fall for: The best places to visit this Autumn...

by Annie Harte Turtle Bay is a funky Caribbean themed restaurant which has just opened on Castle Street. It brings chilled vibes, mouth-watering street food...

Beetroot, Butterbean & Dill Burgers

By Nathan Lloyd On the subject of ‘the end of uni’, it’s quickly approaching the time when, like turtles looking for a mate, migrating students...

Fan of Craft Beer and Burgers? You Need to Try The...

By Nathan Lloyd American food is equally as easy to nail as it is to mess up monumentally. Hands up, who’s had more than one...

How To Plan The Perfect Barbecue

By Heather Wood The temperature is rising, the shops are selling sunglasses and swimsuits. It must be summer. Well almost. The evermore occurring sunshine means...

Jackfruit ‘Lamb’ Cawl

By Nathan Lloyd Cawl is an institution in Wales, the cornerstone of hearty home cooking that dates back to time immemorial. It’s traditionally a simple,...

Freezy meals: Potato and Stilton soup

By Harry McKenna This recipe is great for lunches as the potato adds extra weight to the soup, filling you up for longer. I bought...

Swansea amateur cook makes the finale of LoSalt’s food competition

By Heather Wood Representing Wales, Jordan Brice, a Swansea Maths undergraduate made the finale of a national cooking competition in early February. Jordan and four...

Find your ROOT to good health

We all know student life is full on. From the pre drinks to the almighty weekly "sesh" and studying in between, it is a...

Swansea food: cheap & easy

By Heather Wood In the finale of Planet Earth 2 last year we saw the team exploring the new habitat providing an urban area for...

Armenian stuffed peppers

By Nathan Lloyd You’ll need: 5-6 medium/large red bell peppers, charred For the filling: 80g of cooked rice (per person) 1/2 fried courgette, chopped finely  (I used some from...

Croeso Lounge: A Real Gem For The New Mumbles Waterfront

By Nathan Lloyd and Heather Wood The adventurous bar group, Loungers, has opened another venue in Swansea. Located in the centre of town overlooking the...

Mulled cherry tarts

These cherry tarts are a quick and easy way of pleasing guests and delivering the kind of low effort, maximum impact impression we all...

Edible presents

‘Tis the season for giving, but let’s be honest none of us have any money and what we do have goes on food. Heather...

Las Iguanas New Winter Menu

By Nathan Lloyd & Heather Wood Myself and Heather were invited by the Swansea branch of Las Iguanas to try out their new Winter menu....

Top five places for breakfast in Swansea

By Heather Wood Zinco Lounge 24 Princess Way, Swansea SA1 5HE ££ Zinco Lounge is a relaxed atmosphere, full of character. A large restaurant, decorated with different tables,...

Top 5 Places to go to drink coffee

By Nathan Lloyd Congratulations, you’ve made it to week - what week is this again? Whatever. You’ve made it this far. While the weather’s been...

Roasted parsnip & brown mustard soup

By Nathan Lloyd So, the evenings are starting to draw in and we’re nearly ready for scarves and mittens. What better way to see in...

Butternut squash & thyme frikadeller

By Nathan Lloyd A simple twist on the classic dish, made with squash and herbs. You’ll need: Half a roasted butternut squash, de-skinned 1 onion, chopped finely 1 tsp...

Five places to take your parents

By Nathan Lloyd That inevitable phone call comes - “We’ll come and see you! Just before Christmas, we’ll pop down to bring your things home....