A good cure for anyone feeling homesick is to cook food that you ate at home. As well as easing the hunger pangs it will bring back familiar smells and tastes to your new surroundings. If your home cooked fare includes ingredients that are not stocked in your local Tesco or Asda then let us help you with our guide.

 Jing Jing Oriental Food Store is a one stop shop for anyone who wants a taste of the Far East. The shop, which is close to the university, is a must for anyone who wants to cook Chinese, Vietnamese or Korean food.

127 Newland Avenue (see Google map)

Opening Times: 10.30am – 7pm every day

ChongWah Supermarket has been described as one of the best in the city. If you need the right cooking pots or utensils as well as the food then you should pay them a visit in Hull city centre.

8 Union Street (see Google map)

Opening Times: Mon – Sat 10.30am – 6pm & on Sunday 12pm – 6pm

Madina Butchers is the closest shop that can supply you with halal meat. It’s a bus or car ride away so if you want to you can look before you touch by checking out their Facebook page

196 Spring Bank

Opening Times: 10am – 7pm every day (see Google map)

Islam Foods stocks the spices and ingredients to create an authentic curry or Middle Eastern dish. They also have a range of frozen halal food for the days when you don’t want to cook from scratch. It’s also only a short walk away from the campus.

236-238 Beverley Road (see Google map)

Opening Times: Mon – Sat 9am – 7.30pm & on Sunday 10am – 7.30pm

 Afro-Mart brings a taste of Africa to the city. It has a wide range of fish, meat and fresh produce for anyone who wants to make South African, Nigerian or Ghanaian dishes.

21 Story St (see Google map)

Opening times: Mon – Friday 10am – 6pm & Sat 9am – 6pm

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