Author: Hannah Percival

It’s all gravy at Nando’s this Christmas!

Nando’s has answered the prayers of fans across the UK this festive season, delivering the gift of PERi-PERi Chicken Gravy – the only thing needed to add a bit of Christmas cheer to your usual Nando’s order. Just in time for Christmas, and for a limited time only, the eagerly anticipated addition of Nando’s new, hot and tasty PERi-PERi Chicken Gravy will sit at the heart of its 2018 Christmas menu… because it is the 2018 Christmas menu. Nando’s take on a British classic is rich and warming with fiery, herby notes – perfect for cold winter days and...

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The Best Cocktails to make this Christmas

Winter is the perfect time of year to try some new flavours, mix up your choices and celebrate all the flavours of Christmas in a drink. The Sphinx have rounded the best cocktails and mocktails that brings together the taste of Christmas to your holiday beverage. 1. White Mulled Wine (10 glasses) – Fed up of the classic mulled wine which is too rich? Try this alternative using white wine and floral essences for a lighter drink. Ingredients: 2 bottles cheap white wine – medium-dry is good, 500ml bottle light cider, 150ml elderflower cordial, zest 2 lemons (pared into...

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Liverpool’s Christmas Treats

With December just around the corner, the month of indulgence is nearly upon us, and there’s a whole array of delicious festive dishes and Christmas cocktails to be enjoyed around Liverpool. Titanic Hotel – Mince Pie Martini (£10) With a new mouth-watering Christmas cocktail menu launching on 1st December to run throughout the month, there’s never been a better time to head to one of Liverpool’s most iconic hotels to get into the festive spirit. From the Mince Pie Martini, to the Gingerbread Hot Gin, the limited edition menu is brimming with festive flavours and tantalizing tastes. Mince Pie...

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Coco-Nutty Granola Recipe

My housemate’s parents came to Liverpool recently to celebrate his birthday and brought with them a batch of the most amazing homemade granola for the house to share. We are big granola fans and as most of us eat it for breakfast, we were all so happy to welcome the newest addition to the family. A sugar free cereal to have with milk, or used as a topper on natural yoghurt, this crunchy granola is going to be the ultimate healthy start to any students day. Coco-Nutty Granola Recipe: Makes 5 cups Ingredients: 3 cups unsweetened coconut flakes, 2...

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Our night at the Christmas Extravaganza

On Thursday, The Sphinx went to the Royal Albert Dock – Christmas Extravaganza for a magical night of festive fun. CHESTNUTS To start, we went to the chestnut stand and tasted the roasted goodies. It was the first time we have ever tried roasted chestnuts, and we were pleasantly surprised! They tasted of a nutty jacket potato. HUSH LUXE Then, we visited Hush Luxe. Located at the Colonnades, Hush Luxe are a secret buyer and seller of exclusively selected pre owned luxury designer items. Their mission, is to make high end designer fashion accessible for every woman every day....

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