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· Joseph Sheerin · Food and Drink

Get your favourite drinks and dishes to make at home.

Rudy's Pizza

Make your favourite drinks and dishes from the city’s finest bars and restaurants with this DIY kits.

Ever wondered how to make the perfect margarita? Or dreamed of rolling your own sushi? Well, now’s your chance, because these Leeds bars and restaurants have put together DIY kits for you to make all your favourite drinks and dishes from the comfort of your own home. From Rola Wala’s naan rolls to The Domino’s cocktails, it’s the perfect way to support independents while treating yourself.

Roland's, margarita

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Roland’s. It’s pizza and cocktails galore at Roland’s. You can make your own Frizza Pizza, with four dough portions, San Marzano tomato sauce, Fior di Latte mozzarella, caputo flour, olive oil, sea salt and basil. You can even add DIY cocktails, like espresso martinis and classic negronis, complete with garnish and ice. Pizza kits cost £20 and cocktails start from £18. Order online.

Sela Bar. If you can’t go without Sela’s amazing pizza during lockdown, you don’t have to anymore thanks to their DIY Pizza Kit. You get enough sourdough pizza dough for two, complete with mozzarella, house sauce and toppings. Add on two cocktails and two beers and that’s teatime sorted. It costs from £25 with free delivery. Order online.

Homage 2 Fromage. They can’t do their tasting events anymore, so Homage 2 Fromage are sending their cheesy goodness straight to your home. Made for two or four people, you get six cheeses in each box, complete with special plates, delicious accompaniments and even a slightly silly cheese game. It costs from £27 with free delivery. Order online.

Fazenda Meats at Home Kit

Fazenda. Missing Fazenda’s fine cuts of South American meat? No longer, because their Fazenda at Home Box will get you five starters, three prime cuts (think cap of rump, Hereford Tomahawk and Agnei Ibérico lamb rack), a side and two desserts to finish. Meats start from £7.90, boxes cost £80 and delivery is £7.50 or free on orders over £75. Order online.

Canteen. Sela and Wax Bar’s sister venue in Chapel Allerton is bringing everything you loved about going out, right to your home. Their At Home Kits combine beer, cocktails and pizza. You’ll get two sourdough balls, house pizza sauce and mozzarella. Add your cocktails, beers or both and you’re all set. They start from £22.50 and are collection only. Order online.

Pinche Pinche. You can make a classic Mexican cocktail with Pinche Pinche. They’ve packaged up everything you need to make the perfect Tommy’s Margarita from scratch at home. You get a 500ml bottle of Ocho 8 Single Estate Reposado Tequila, agave syrup, spirit measure, limes and a copper or silver cocktail shaker. It costs £60 with free delivery. Order online.

Rudy's Pizza

Rudy’s. Their pizzaiolos are spending lockdown preparing the same fresh dough they use in the restaurant to bring a taste of Rudy’s to your home. Their Make at Home Pan Pizza Kit comes with two dough balls, San Marzano tomato sauce, caputo flour, Fior di Latte mozzarella, parmesan, basil and extra virgin olive oil. It costs £15 with next day delivery for £6. Order online.

George & Joseph. You can do a lockdown cheese tasting with George & Joseph. Their At Home Kits come with four different 100-gram cheeses with tasting notes, crackers and chutneys. You can even organise it so they deliver to multiple households, so you can get friends and family involved too. It costs from £12 with free local delivery and collection. Order online.

The Domino. Their cocktails are the stuff of legend and now you can try The Domino’s wares from the comfort of your own home. French Martinis, Old Fashioneds and Mai Tais are all on the menu and you put them together using a mix handmade by their mixologists, ice, garnish and step-by-step instructions. It costs from £18 with same day delivery from £1. Order online.

Issho Bottomless Brunch

Issho. The sushi at Issho is what dreams are made of and now you can make it yourself. This kit brings together everything you need, from sushi rice and seasoning vinegar to salmon nigiri, spicy tuna rolls and steamed edamame. You’ll get step-by-step instructions to follow and hey presto, it’s sushi galore! It costs £80 with free collection or £15 delivery. Order online.

Liquor Lab. This Leeds-based cocktail party service have shifted their focus to home deliveries during lockdown. They’ve got cocktail jar gift sets and masterclass boxes so you can enjoy everything from Raspberry Cosmos to Piña Coladas without leaving the house. It costs from £4.50 per cocktail with £2 delivery. Order online.

Rola Wala. To celebrate World Vegan Month, Rola Wala have teamed up with the Meatless Farm to make a Naan Roll Kit. That’s right, you get everything you need to make one of their famous naan rolls at home, with their new meat-free ‘meatball’ rogan josh recipe, including all the veggies, sauces and chutneys. It costs £25 for four people with £4.99 delivery. Order online.

Sarto. They’re back! Sarto’s cook-at-home pasta kits went down a storm during the first lockdown, so they’ve put them on sale again. You get all the ingredients you need to recreate the Sarto goodness at home, just choose from five different dishes like lamb shoulder ragu rigatoni and wild mushroom marsala fettuccine. They cost from £8 with free delivery. Order online.