Author: Hannah Percival

Exam Advice – Food and Drink Style

With the dreaded three week exam period fast approaching, The Sphinx have put together some helpful tips for students to think about when managing our diet over this stressful time of the year. First things first, try and avoid skipping meals. As easy as it may be to work over your lunch break or have a late snack instead of a proper meal at dinner, it is so important to maintain a good meal plan. Also, stress can have an adverse effect on your appetite and skipping meals won’t do your concentration any favours. Eating regularly will help to...

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Liverpool Spring Festival 2018

Liverpool’s Spring Festival is returning to Sefton Park on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th April 2018 to celebrate food and drink, lifestyle and family fun! Local independent stores will deliver international flavours, street food and workshops. There are so many options to visit at the various festival zones such as ‘Vegan/Vegetarian Cookery Classes’, ‘Healthy Lifestyle’ and ‘Children’s Area’. – Spring Festival 2017. New activities such as yoga, meditation and gardening have been added to the schedule to incorporate mindfulness into the festival goers. Perfect for anyone to enjoy – beginner or not, it’s your chance to try something you...

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Good Friday Fish Recipes

Many Christians, especially Catholics, refrain from eating meat on Friday, and this tradition is most popular on Good Friday. On the important date the church encourages followers to abstain from eating the flesh of warm-blooded animals on this day. Instead opt for the alternative which is fish. The Sphinx have put together some of the best fish recipes for everyone to enjoy! To start, the classic homemade fish finger sandwich recipe is the quick and perfect lunchtime snack which can be easy to achieve in this step by step method: To serve 4 – Ingredients: 300g skinless white fish...

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All Things Hot Cross Buns!

With the Easter holiday fast approaching, The Sphinx have put together a roundup of all the best recipes and products for all things hot cross buns! Traditionally, the sweet buns are eaten on Good Friday but the sweet treat has become a household favourite all year round, as they can be eaten as a snack, at breakfast or whenever you fancy. 1. Hot Cross Bun Ice Cream As the weather starts to feel more like spring, why not indulge in a summer favourite with an Easter twist? Lidl are selling their own ‘Deluxe Hot Cross Bun Dairy Ice Cream’...

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St Patrick’s Day Recipes

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated to commemorate the death of the foremost patron saint of Ireland – Saint Patrick. The cultural and religious celebration are held on the 17th of March each year. People celebrate by wearing an item of green clothing for the day or indulge in traditional Irish food and drinks at parties. The Sphinx have listed some of the best loved recipes to grace this year’s celebrations of St Patrick’s Day. 1. Irish Coddle The comfort of all comfort foods – Coddle is a traditional Irish recipe which combines meat, potatoes and vegetables into one slow...

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