Author: Hannah Percival

World Nutella Day – February 5th!

No need to fear the dreaded Monday morning on February 5th, as we are celebrating World Nutella Day! What better way to start your week than with the world’s favourite nutty chocolate spread? The Sphinx has 4 perfect recipes to share with our Nutella lovers to honour this day in true fashion… Nutella Crepes The classic crepe recipe has been revitalised by Nutella which has become a very popular topping for this recipe, which can be eaten for breakfast, desert or a snack! Ingredients: 100g plain flour, 2 large eggs, 300ml milk, 1 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil, plus...

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Millennial Eating Pattern Discoveries

A recent survey by ‘Itsu’ has revealed some key insights into the way millennials (people aged between 16-24 years old) eat, their patterns, knowledge of food and cooking. The main discoveries of this survey found that half of millennials now skip home-cooked meals, blaming ‘lack of free time’, 72.6% of millennials wished that they were more adventurous in the kitchen and over half (57.9%) of millennials admitted that lack of time restricted the variety in their diet at home. Lack of time is a big issue especially for working people in a day to day job or being a...

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Cheese Fest Liverpool

Cheese Fest is coming to Liverpool on the 3rd and 4th of February for the very first time! Where it will be held in our very own Mountford Hall, Liverpool Guild of Students. “Experience some the UK’s Best cheeses UK’s cheese traders have on offer, from street food hot traders, from traditional Cheeses to mozzarella sticks, halloumi Fries and the most amazing Mac and Cheese! Speak to our amazing artisan traders about the cheese they have and the best pairings…” Mountford Hall will be transformed into the cheesiest day of the year, with a great bar and music to...

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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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