• Honest Burgers, Manchester

    It feels good to write “Honest Burgers, Manchester” as a title. I’ve had an …

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  • Siam Smiles, The Great Northern, Manchester

    This little gem is an absolute must-visit if you’re in Manchester and you’re …

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  • How to cook amazing tofu

    Recently I have been asked a few times, what’s the best way to cook …

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  • What to eat and drink in Wales (Part II)

    If you read my last post – What to eat in Wales – then you’ll be …

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  • What to eat in Wales (Part I)

    “Bore da!” I really love Wales. Especially North Wales. I’ve spent a considerable amount …

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  • Pippy Eats Dumpling Making Workshop

    Before Christmas, I attended what was possibly the hippest thing I’ve done to date. …

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  • Tast Cuina Catalana, Manchester

    Tast Cuina Catalana, Manchester

    Tast Cuina Catalana, 20-22 King Street Manchester, M2 6AG. www.tastcatala.com Tast Cuina Catalana roughly translates as “Taste from the Catalan Kitchen” and that is exactly what you get when you dine at Tast in Manchester. But, I must admit, when I first heard…

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    What I Think of Mr White’s Chophouse

    What I Think of Mr White’s Chophouse

    Manchester in my eyes is the home of the chop house. It’s the first place I ever discovered one (Albert’s, then Tom’s then the wonderfully quirky Sam’s Chophouse) and I adored how eloquently they served steaks, chops, fine wines and great ales.…

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    Being Shortlisted for a Northern Blog Award, or two!

    Being Shortlisted for a Northern Blog Award, or …

    Ahhh, I am really chuffed to say that Sophie’s Scran has been nominated for not one but two Northern Blog Awards! So far, 2018 has been a good year for Sophie’s Scran. Earlier this year the blog was also shortlisted…

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    Tre Ciccio, Altrincham

    Tre Ciccio, Altrincham

    An Italian restaurant, with no pasta on its main menu? To some, that might sound bizarre. But the menu at Tre Ciccio celebrates the foods and traditions of the Campania region in Italy. The southwestern coast where they produce the finest buffalo…

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    Street food traders to look out for this Summer

    Street food traders to look out for this …

    Summer is fast approaching. Or is it all over and we’ve just experienced the best of it?! Either way, there’s nothing I enjoy more than sitting outdoors (preferably in the sunshine) on a wobbly table chowing down on some fat…

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