Bodega Cantina Leicester review – A New South American Restaurant in the City

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016 in Restaurant Reviews
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Bodega Cantina is Leicesters newest restaurant to open in the City Centre and serves a selection of South American street food dishes and vibrant cocktails. Located in the rejuvenated St. Martins Square in Leicesters cultural quarter it faces stiff competition from other casual restaurants in Grillstock and 33 Cank Street. So is Bodega Cantina Leicester worth a visit? Read on for our review! (more…)

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Tai Fat Leicester – Chinese Supermarket Review

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Articles
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Tai Fat Chinese Supermarket Address: 5 Melton St, Leicester, LE1 3NB

Telephone: (0116) 262 9656

Google Maps Link: Tai Fat Chinese Supermarket Leicester

Everyone loves a good Chinese meal and its unfortunate that most people decide to order a Chinese take away rather than having a go at cooking one themselves. Having got my hands recently on the Hairy Bikers Asian Adventure book (purchased from amazon UK), I was pleased to see a directory of Chinese Supermarkets listed by county so I decided it was time I paid one a visit.


Christmas Trifle Recipe: Trifle Laced with Amaretto and Strawberry

Posted by on Dec 18, 2012 in Baking & Cakes, Christmas and Holidays, Recipes
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Merry Christmas to you all and here’s a Merry Christmas Trifle Recipe to boot!

I was asked to provide a Christmas Trifle recipe for a work colleague so I was only to happy to oblige. This is more of an assembly of ingredients rather than a cooking recipe but if you want to make your own custard or jam rather than shop bought then feel free. The use of Amaretto rather than the traditional Sherry is a welcome twist and that marzipan taste works really well with the fresh fruit. And to make it extra moist and flavoursome I’m using Madeira cake rather than Trifle fingers. There’s no hard and fast quantities here, use whatever suits your taste and scale it to the amount of people you will be having over to join in the festivities!