Monthly Archives: October 2007
KEEP your pumpkins for lanterns (for now at least) and turn to another of those seasonal veg for a great tasting soup – parsnips.
This dumbed down version of Charmaine Soloman’s spicy parsnip soup doesn’t take long to make and is a cheery enough to warm even the greyest day.
With such an active blogging community across Manchester at the moment, I thought I’d try to link up with all the other city food blogs right here. If you’re busy cooking, eating, dining and sharing it all, then let me know and I’ll update this foodie blog roll.
Well done to the The Indian Ocean in Ashton under Lyne which has been named the region’s finest curry house at the 2007 British Curry Awards. Chefs at the restaurant on Stamford Street East have been serving up spicy sensations … Continue reading
Earth Cafe qualifies as an institution in my book. It seems to have always been there, tucked below the Buddhist Centre in Turner Street and it never changes. It doesn’t need to.
As one of the only solely vegetarian establishments in the city, it holds a special place in many people’s hearts and satisfies a demand which is often left lacking elsewhere.
I know I’m being a bit pathetic, but I’m still plucking up the courage to deal with this – a chicken neck.
I’m planning a special birthday treat for my mum this weekend – a lovely home cooked meal, some good wine and excellent company(of course) with no washing up or preparation on her part.
So why am I running around like a headless chicken?
It’s true. I always tell porky pies in restaurants . When that waiter arrives to check everything’s OK (i.e. making sure you’re going to pay the bill) I always nod and smile or otherwise acquiesce. But why?