Food and Drink

Concerning Crumpets

Concerning Crumpets

Food and Drink, Lifestyle, Opinion April 9, 2018 at 4:37 pm Comments

Crumpets have, it seems, been the trademark of the British tea-time for the past century, making them highly regarded to many and vital to some. But there is one niggling question that lies at the heartRead More

‘Backyard BBQ’ Are The Best – Here’s Why

‘Backyard BBQ’ Are The Best – Here’s Why

ASM, Editors' Pick, Food and Drink, Opinion March 24, 2018 at 1:40 am Comments

Backyard BBQ is a staple in the multitude of Aberystwyth eateries; everyone knows about it, almost everyone has eaten there, but surprisingly not many people know they do takeaway – which in my opinion is blasphemousRead More

(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 sugarRead 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. ChocolateRead 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