Monthly Archives: October 2008
The community food team behind Manchester Tart and other favourites is pressing on with their mission to Get Manchester Cooking. Alison Holland at Zest told me: “Growing out of the Manchester Tart cook book success, a new social cooking club … Continue reading
The eagle-eyed among users of this blog will have spotted less eating out than usual. That’s because I’ve been doing more eating in.
As everyone knows, dining in is the new dining out!
The 20 “superfoods” which lead to a longer life may contain a few indulgent surprises but on the whole are just the sorts of things we’ve known we should have been eating all along. As widely “revealed” online today, fruit … Continue reading
I read cook books – and I mean read. I’m quite happy curled up on the sofa going through my favourite books without any intention of cooking! So I ‘ve drawn up my all time top five cookbooks as of now. That is, before the Christmas sackfall arrives to start another year of culinary adventures.
As economic indicators go, I always think food.
Brasserie Chez Gerard are cooking some of Michel Roux’s signature dishes tonight. And the cooking legend, who has held three Michelin stars at the Waterside, Bray, for two decades, is promoting his new book, Pastry in the Spinningfields Taste Tipi … Continue reading
Some of the region’s best chefs are going to sell themselves tonight. Guests at an invite-only event in the swish Great John Street Hotel will be able to bid to have a top cook come and prepare a three course dinner (with suitable wine) at the winning bidders’ own home.