Monthly Archives: November 2008
If you’re looking at the economy products at your local supermarket as a way of cutting food bills, this report in today’s Sunday Times might change your mind. The report finds sausages with just 6 per cent pork and fish … Continue reading
There’s nothing fancy about it, just well cooked meat, the sort of chips you want to eat every last one and a buttery mushroom. There’s no silly garnish, no “jus” or “drizzle” – it’s just straightforward food cooked with attention to detail.
Popping to my local off licence to buy some wine for tonight’s dinner I found the shelves being stripped bare and queues forming towards the door. Yes, there’s an offer going on. With the online voucher you can print off … Continue reading
Two Greater Manchester foodie institutions have been acknowledged in the national BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards this year. Those leaders in organic produce, Chorlton’s Unicorn Grocery were named joint winners in the Best Local Food Retailer while the … Continue reading
The BBC’s food and farming awards return to our airwaves at the end of this week. Radio 4’s annual awards ceremony has become a firm favourite in the foodie year for me and it’s great to see three Greater Manchester … Continue reading
It’s good to see fellow Manchester foodie blogger Secret Lunch back in business – and hungry for more. So where’s he been hiding? A recent post explains: ” It’s been over a year though I’ve not been missing out on … Continue reading
Being rather more swanky than your average fish and chippery, this was a sit down and savour experience with a matching price tag.
Does your office always argue over whose turn it is to make the tea? Then worry no more – a new social platform has launched to take the stress out of brew times. www.makethetea.com says it will make the decision … Continue reading
Could it be that the great Marmite debate is about to be settled?
Regulars to this blog will know that the discussion about whether the tea-time favourite had changed its recipe has been rumbling on for almost two years now.