• Hyde Park Book Club

    Breakfast at Hyde Park Book Club

    I used to live in the LS6 area and on my weekend morning walks, I’d always pass the old petrol station turned in to a fancy dress shop. I always had the intention of coming back during opening hours to have a mooch around, but I never did. Since moving away, the fancy dress shop has gotten smaller and smaller and in conjunction, the Hyde Park Book Club has opened up. A cafe and events space all in one. Think Brudenell Social Club but more a day time venue. A couple of weekends ago, I was invited to come down and try their breakfast menu. If you don’t mind me…

  • Bloom Baker Workshop

    Biscuit Decorating with Bloom Bakers

    On a very windy night, myself and a handful other bloggers visited Bloom Bakers at Carousel in Headingley. Carousel a rotating cafe which hosts various pop ups and workshops throughout the year. Bloom Bakers is a Germanic biscuit  and cake baking duo (Lisa & Saskia) who had set up their Christmas biscuit decorating workshop. On arrival, the tables were set up with individual workstations, including rolling pins, decorating props, icing and food colouring. It all looked so colourful and inviting! After a cup of spicy hot chocolate, I was ready to get stuck in. Saskia and Lisa had already prebaked the biscuits for us which cut out a lot of…

  • The Cat's Pyjamas

    The Cat’s Pyjamas | Indian Street Food

    Headingley isn’t the first area of Leeds that I think of when deciding on a place to go out for a meal. Headingley (according to me) is where you go for drinks, do an Otley run or charity shopping. Luckily this is all starting to change. The food culture is growing in Headingley, steering away from fast/pub food and bringing in more cultures. One of these places is The Cat’s Pyjamas, an Indian street food restaurant on the top of Otley Road. Bringing street food to Headingley is a great move! Is there anything so popular in the food culture at the minute? The Cat’s Pyjamas Restaurant Last week, when we…