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Canteen, December 2017

One of my favourite events of the month is Canteen. Although I hadn't been able to go for a few months due to various states of ill health, I was more than excited when I saw the announcement for the December menus on Cool as Leicester I knew I had to go along and finally try out poutine! So with Kirstie in tow, off I went.



I will start by saying I wanted to try a lot more food but I wasn't feeling brilliant so I headed straight for Gravy train to finally try out poutine. Now, everyone so far has been shocked to know I have never had chips, cheese and gravy but I just don't think its a West Midlands thing. In fact I don't think I had ever had cheesy chips until I moved east to Leicester! Anyway, the only was I can describe this was that it was the ultimate comfort food and exactly what I needed. Cheese curds to me tasted like a strong fish cheddar but with the texture of halloumi and I am definitely down for that!


Kirstie on the other hand went for the trio of steamed bao buns from Wallace and sons. Pork, chicken and salt cod each in a soft fluffy bun. I had a little taste of the pork one and it was so good! I was going to go back and get myself a bun but I just didn't have room after my poutine! I am hoping they come back in 2018! 

If you haven't been to canteen before its held at the LCB depot, the best place to hear all the news of upcoming events is via Cool as Leicester! 



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