Food and Drink

Cooking Corner: Beef chili nachos with Very Lazy chilis

Cooking Corner: Beef chili nachos with Very Lazy chilis

Food and Drink, Lifestyle, Student Living October 4, 2015 at 5:00 pm Comments

I MADE THIS for dinner one evening and it was delicious… I don’t normally have chili with much spice in it, but the chopped chili made it into a real chili, and not just a meatRead More

Exploring some of the weirder international days: World Gin Day

Exploring some of the weirder international days: World Gin Day

AS YOU MAY have been aware, yesterday was World Gin Day. As you may also be aware, here in the Lifestyle Team we like our gin. So my mum decided it would be fun to takeRead More

New cocktail bar to open in Aberystwyth

New cocktail bar to open in Aberystwyth

A NEW cocktail bar is to open in Aberystwyth this July. The Libertine Cocktail Bar will be situated at 54-56 Terrace Road, near Baravin. The Libertine describe themselves as being a “nice relaxed cocktail bar at nightRead More

Five refreshing spring cocktails

Five refreshing spring cocktails

Food and Drink, Lifestyle March 24, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

THE NIGHTS are getting lighter and the air is getting warmer, so why not celebrate with a homemade and refreshing cocktail. Here are five ideas to get the creative cocktail connoisseur juices flowing: 1. Cucumber mint gimletRead More

‘Varsity’ re-opens as ‘The White Horse’: Food review

‘Varsity’ re-opens as ‘The White Horse’: Food review

Editors' Pick, Food and Drink, Lifestyle March 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm Comments

AS SOMEONE who lives just around the corner from Portland Street, the rejuvenation work on the building that once housed the popular ‘Varsity’ bar and restaurant has been practically unavoidable. In the lead up to the bigRead More

Seasonal December recipes: A new take on the chestnut

Seasonal December recipes: A new take on the chestnut

Food and Drink, Lifestyle December 14, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

AS DECEMBER recipes go, a fair few involve the traditionally seasonal chestnut. It is perfect for stuffing, roasting and combining into delicious chocolate filled desert recipes, but that’s not the extent of its offerings. Here are aRead More

Recipe: Sweet Potato Curry for four

Recipe: Sweet Potato Curry for four

Food and Drink, Lifestyle November 22, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

THE UNMODIFIED recipe actually is to be served with monkfish – but in this student world that we live, that can be an expense too far. I have tried and tested both and, although the monkfishRead More

Rebecca Jones reviews Crimson Rhino

Rebecca Jones reviews Crimson Rhino

Food and Drink, Lifestyle November 21, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

LOCATED at 4 Northgate Street, Crimson Rhino is a new food venture in Aberystwyth that stands out amongst the usual cafes and takeaways in the town. Veering away from typical fast food fare, they sell aRead More

Pre-drinks: Cocktail pitcher ideas

Pre-drinks: Cocktail pitcher ideas

Food and Drink, Lifestyle November 14, 2014 at 5:00 pm Comments

WHEN trying to hydrate and ‘desoberise’ a group of friends, cocktails initially seem like they take too much time and effort to work, but whipping up a big batch in a pitcher is an easy way toRead More

Pumpkin recipe ideas for this Halloween

Pumpkin recipe ideas for this Halloween

Food and Drink, Lifestyle October 31, 2014 at 4:10 pm Comments

HERE are some great pumpkin recipe ideas for this Halloween! Pumpkin spice latte oatmeal bake (www.healthytippingpoint.com) (4 portions) A warm wake-up call on wintery mornings or an under the duvet desert. One of the many waysRead More