• 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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  • 20 Stories, Manchester

    20 Stories, Manchester

    20 Stories, 1 Spinningfields, 1 Hardman Square, M3 3EB. www.20stories.co.uk Arriving at the grill on the 19th floor I was gutted it was so overcast outside. “It’d be amazing to watch the sunset from up here,” I said to Hannah…

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    Chinese food, Alderley Edge: Yu

    Chinese food, Alderley Edge: Yu

    I recently got invited to dine as a guest of Yu in Alderley Edge, in exchange for a review on sophiesscran.com. I hadn’t been before, so this was a great opportunity to get down there and see what it was…

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    Restaurant One Eighty, Wilmslow

    Restaurant One Eighty, Wilmslow

    On my recent quest to find out more about the North West / Cheshire based contributors to The Great British Cook Book – I discovered an absolute gem of a restaurant. Situated on Wilmslow Road in Handforth, just a short…

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    Bistro 1847, Manchester

    Bistro 1847, Manchester

    To sum it up, Bistro 1847 is a true delight. It’s modern, yet warm, friendly, intimate… and the menu pretty much speaks for itself – culinary vegetarian innovation served in an ambient, super-cool setting. I even took away some decor…

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