Tag : easter

Preparing for a more relaxed Easter holiday

2 years ago / 0 comments

Take a breath…and we have made it to the last Welfare at Leeds blog of the second term, and what a term it has been. LUU has been home to the World Unite Festival, the Leadership Race and LGBTQ+ History Month. From the Student Advice Centre has come the Light … Read More

The well fed student: Easy Easter chocolate nests

3 years ago / 0 comments

Here is a really simple, slightly healthier take on a recipe for chocolate rice crispy cakes! You can get puffed rice without additives from world food shops – Abu Bakar sells plain puffed rice – and health food shops sell lots of different puffed grains as well as rice, so … Read More

Easter: a commercial eggs-travaganza?

3 years ago / 0 comments

Heralding the start of spring, Easter is a Christian festival and well-observed tradition across the world. The Gryphon investigates the origins of Easter and reflects upon its role in today’s society. For many people, Easter is synonymous with an abundance of chocolate eggs, herds of Lindt gold bunnies, and hot … Read More

Eat your way through Leeds this bank holiday

3 years ago / 0 comments

Friends, family, fry ups, lie-ins, walks, parties – by no means an exhaustive list, but I’d be surprised if none of the above feature in your typical bank holiday. Over the years, however, I’ve detected a level of anxiety surrounding these extra days off, which we Brits know all too … Read More

Features | The strangest Easter traditions around

5 years ago / 0 comments

We all know that chocolate, hot cross buns and morris dancing are Easter traditions but now LSi brings you some of the weirdest traditions from around the world.   Simnel Cake We all know that the voracious consumption of chocolate and a Sunday roast is a long-standing tradition in these … Read More

Features | Interesting ways to spend your Easter

5 years ago / 0 comments

Once you’re in the world of work, you won’t have a glorious month to do whatever you like over Easter. So why not make the most of it? Whether you go on a European adventure or stay in sunny England, make sure you take some well-deserved respite from dissertation and exam … Read More

Alternative Easter Eggs: the eggsposé

6 years ago / 0 comments

Nestlé’s offerings to combat the mighty Mini Egg are their MILKYBAR or SMARTIES adaptations. Why anyone would want to add a hard sugar shell coating to white chocolate is a mystery to me; so the former was a saccharine snarl up. The latter are a touch less lacklustre, but really … Read More