Eating Your Reading List

Eating Your Reading List

Everyone loves a bowl of plain pasta and a pot noodle butty, but a few decent meals here and there can make a huge difference to your life, let alone your ability to study. There’s tons of food advice for students around, but can you use the books on your reading list as a cooking aids? Yes: yes you can. How much fun would it be to eat along with your favourite characters? (The answer is: SO MUCH FUN!) Here’s what culinary delights some of your first year texts have to offer, along with helpful links to simple recipes from the World Wide Web: Wuthering Heights fans can treat themselves to ‘boiled milk or tea’ and a delicious ‘basin of milk porridge’. If you’re feeling very hungry try ‘a plateful of cakes’. Hopefully your accommodation doesn’t make you feel like you’re living on the set of A Taste of Honey, but some ‘biscuits and a flask of coffee’ may brighten your early...
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The Independent Scene: Food and Drink pt.1

The Independent Scene: Food and Drink pt.1

As the only non-North West based member of T.E.A (Midlands, not Southern), I would like to share some of my new found Liverpool knowledge with all and sundry. Since I moved to God's city, despite there already being a wealth of trendy and delicious treats on offer, it seems a new place opens up every week. My only issue with this is that despite trying my best, I cannot afford to get everywhere to sample everything, though not for lack of trying. Integral to my and many others' enjoyment of all the delights Liverpool has to offer is 'Independent Liverpool', a mysterious group or entity hell bent on destroying our need to ever leave the city. 'Independent Liverpool' offer a card (£15 for one, £20 for two, buy one for your mother) that helps with your wallet, and a website http://independent-liverpool.co.uk/ that constantly updates you on how best to enjoy Liverpool without resorting to a Costa and a pre-packaged Sainsburys sandwich. Not only does...
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The Independent Scene: Food and Drink pt. 2

The Independent Scene: Food and Drink pt. 2

I am predominantly vegetarian although I am actually a pescatarian. So, I am writing part two of where is good to eat and drink from a slightly different perspective. Liverpool has so many great places to eat and drink it's hard to choose, thus I am breaking them down a little... My Favourites Breakfast/Brunch: My favourite has got to be Moose Coffee. Situated on Dale Street, it's not too far to walk but far enough from the John Foster building to work up a bit of an appetite: you'll need it as the portions aren't stingy. The New Jersey Moose is my personal fave. It is a plateful of amazing flavour-packed potato hash and oozing runny eggs. They do a wide range of breakfasts, sandwiches, pancakes and waffles. There are a lot of veggie options and you can add extras like smoked salmon and bacon. Be sure to get there with plenty of time to spare though, this place gets full very quick! Dinner/Lunch (depending where you're from):...
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