Author: Hannah Percival

12 Days of Christmas

12 days of Christmas Food and Drink edition from the Sphinx has 12 of the most Christmassy recipes for you to try for Christmas Day! What better way to finish the countdown? 12th Day of Christmas – Merry Mulled Wine The perfect tipple to enjoy for a cosy night in or to share with family and friends at parties! Ingredients: 750ml bottle of red wine, 1 sliced clementine, 1 cinnamon stick, 1 star anise, 3 dried figs, 4 cloves, 3 black peppercorns and 50ml brandy. Method: 1) Pour the red wine into a large saucepan. Add the clementine, cinnamon...

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Manchester Christmas Market 2017

What better way to kick-start the festive celebrations than by getting into the spirit of Christmas at the Manchester Markets? Manchester’s famous festive market has opened as the countdown has commenced in the big city and will be open until December 20th. The market stretches across the following sites: Albert Square – Open until 21st (European market and main hub), St Ann’s Square (German market), King Street (French market), Exchange Street, New Cathedral Street, Exchange Square, Cathedral Gardens (family friendly area), Market Street, The Corn Exchange and Brazennose Street. The main hub of wooden stalls located in Albert Square,...

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Halloween punch bowl recipes

The nights are darker, the air is getting colder and Storm Brian is upon us – it must be Halloween! The perfect social excuse to have a night in or out celebrating our first seasonal event for students. Why not try and impress your new flatmates with a new spooky beverage? These punch bowl recipes are super easy and cheap to make. There’s no need to buy a fancy punch bowl, a mixing bowl or a large saucepan from wilko, amazon or any supermarket does the job! Not all punch bowls need to contain alcohol, feel free to add as...

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