Food and Drink

(Heart)Breaking News: Wiff Waff to Close

(Heart)Breaking News: Wiff Waff to Close

IN NEWS THAT will bring great sadness to fans of fine food, drink and the scintillating sport of ping pong, it was announced today that Wiff Waff, Aberystwyth’s ping pong bar and restaurant, will close itsRead More

Recipies for the sweetest treats this Valentine’s Day

Recipies for the sweetest treats this Valentine’s Day

Food and Drink, Lifestyle February 13, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments

LOVE Bug Biscuits
(From BBC Good Food)

Ingredients/necessary equipment

175g plain flour
100g chilled butter, cubed
85g icing sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 egg yolk

500g ready-to-roll fondant icing
Red food colouring
100g icing sugar
Black food colouring
Edible pearly ball decorations

8cm heart-shaped cutter
6cm heart-shaped cutter
Food processor

Instructions

PourRead More

No Effort, No Regret: Healthy Meals for Couch Potatoes

No Effort, No Regret: Healthy Meals for Couch Potatoes

Food and Drink, Lifestyle February 7, 2016 at 6:00 pm Comments

IF I HAD A PENNY for every time my habitual laziness interfered with my admittedly half-hearted aspirations for a healthy lifestyle, I’d probably be able to afford Arnold Schwarzenegger as a personal trainer by now. For everyRead More

Nancy’s Bordello Newcastle Review

Nancy’s Bordello Newcastle Review

Food and Drink, Lifestyle, Student Living December 31, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments

LAST MONTH, I was in Newcastle for a gig and my sister suggested a restaurant near her halls for food before hand. Her pick was a cute little cocktail/food haven called Nancy’s Bordello. It was decorated with a varietyRead More

Festive cocktail ideas

Festive cocktail ideas

Food and Drink, Lifestyle December 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm Comments

AS WE ARE all aware, ‘tis the season to be jolly. Therefore, being the Lifestyle section of ASM, we have brought you a selection of funky festive cocktails to get you into the Christmas spirit.
Chocolate orangeRead More

Ode to Balsamic Vinegar

Ode to Balsamic Vinegar

Food and Drink, Lifestyle December 7, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments

Can I have that with salt and vinegar please? Vinegar: the building stone of British culinary tradition. The transparent liquid making the otherwise bland chips a gourmet experience. But did you know that it has anRead More

Pumpkin Pie – turning spooky into sweet

Pumpkin Pie – turning spooky into sweet

Food and Drink, Lifestyle November 4, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments

Halloween is over, and the Jack O’Lanterns are still sitting in windows and on shelves. So what can you do with these carefully carved pumpkins before they start to rot? One of my personal favourite ideasRead More

Let’s talk about… My life as a student athlete

Let’s talk about… My life as a student athlete

MY NAME is Alasdair Park and I am a student athlete. That description of myself means a large amount to me and is very significant. I am in in my final year of German studies andRead More

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Eating out in Aber: Where to go

Food and Drink, Lifestyle October 23, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments

THERE’S a lot of places to eat in Aberystwyth, whether you’re after a snack, a sit down meal or something to try and save you from an impending hangover after a night out. Whatever the occasion,Read More

Cooking Corner: Smoked garlic and butternut squash risotto recipe

Cooking Corner: Smoked garlic and butternut squash risotto recipe

Food and Drink, Lifestyle, Student Living October 8, 2015 at 4:00 pm Comments

THI YEAR, the lifestyle team will be continuing to give you the latest in recipes which we think would make a great student meal. This time around, it’s a Smoked garlic and butternut squash risotto. This recipe serves:Read More