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Caribbean modern by Shivi Ramoutar

Caribbean modern by Shivi Ramoutar

If you ask anyone what they know about Caribbean cuisine, you will more than likely get a limited response, just like any other place in the world it has its iconic and most well know dishes, jerk chicken, patties, salt fish and ackee, curried goat, rice and peas might just about be your standard response. […]

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  July 29, 2015   No comments
Iberica at Spinningfields

Iberica at Spinningfields

We are huge fans of all things Spanish and were very excited to finally get around to booking a table at Iberica in Spinningfields. The restaurant is the fifth in the Iberica collection and the first one outside of London. Guests at Iberica restaurants, so their website states, will consistently experience the passion and expertise […]

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  May 20, 2015   No comments
Urban Cookhouse

Urban Cookhouse

New restaurants are opening up all over Manchester with Spinningfields and the Northern quarter leading the way. Urban cookhouse however is located in what seems to be the next big area to be developed. Located on Princess Street, just a few minutes’ walk from Chinatown and literally just on the edge of the Gay village, […]

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  May 14, 2015   No comments
A bird in the hand by Diana Henry

A bird in the hand by Diana Henry

It was inevitable this cookbook was going to be my first review, firstly it is endorsed by my favourite Nigella Lawson and secondly chicken features in our household at least twice a week. I have not for a very long time looked through a book and been compelled to cook so many so quick. I gave up on […]

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  April 12, 2015   No comments
Dear fitness instructor……

Dear fitness instructor……

This morning I discovered not one but two new followers on twitter that were both fitness instructors, one was a supposed celebrity instructor and the other one from what I could gather was specifically for the gay community. It made me take note a bit because when I’m going through my twitter feed I am […]

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  March 31, 2015   No comments
Umezushi

Umezushi

I have fond memories of visiting Japan, arriving to the spectacular skyline of Tokyo is a memory I will never forget, I was also very lucky to visit Hiroshima and Nagasaki, two places embedded in history for all the wrong reasons but it was the food that really enticed me. I spent two days in the […]

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  March 20, 2015   2 comments
Persiana by Sabrina Ghayour

Persiana by Sabrina Ghayour

I have a fondness of cooking anything that uses any combination of spices which is why I tend to cook a lot of Indian, Asian and Middle Eastern food. There is just something magical about the multitude of tastes that bringing together a few or a lot of spices can bring. I am quite lucky […]

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  March 20, 2015   No comments