• 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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  • What is healthy eating?

    What is healthy eating?

    Looking after yourself is important, we all know that. The mantra that ‘you are what you eat’ is becoming increasingly apparent to me as I get older, and so recently I have been favouring an intake of more lean protein, ‘good…

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    Lean Turkey Curry with Cauliflower ‘Rice’

    Lean Turkey Curry with Cauliflower ‘Rice’

    As part of my move towards a healthier lifestyle, I have tried to rely less on carbohydrates at meal times, and focus more on lean meats, fresh veggies and lots of fresh flavours. At first, the concept of cauliflower rice did…

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    My take on Hemsley & Hemsley Cottage Pie

    My take on Hemsley & Hemsley Cottage Pie

    On Sunday, I made this wonderful cottage pie recipe from the Hemsley sisters website. It is my birthday next week, and their book is now firmly on my wish-list, as this recipe was so damn lovely. Cottage pie is not…

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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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