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Daily Archives: 4th February 2017

Photo: Lily Carden

Pasta Carbonara Recipe

This recipe is one for a dish that seems like it should be really easy to make but often isn’t. It’s pasta carbonara and I’ve made Theo Randall’s, Antonio Carluccio’s and countless other recipes before, all with varying degrees of success. Until I found a version of this one from BBC Good Food that is straightforward and tasty.

Photo: Lily Carden

Blood orange sorbet recipe

A sorbet can be a challenge for even the most talented of student chefs. But trust me, try it for yourself and give it a go!

Photo: starbright31 @ Flickr

Top 5: Album Openers

Some of the best songs ever written have sat proudly at the top of their album’s track listing, after all, the opening track needs to sell the rest of the album to the listener

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David Hockney designs special edition logo for The Sun newspaper

Is David Hockney ‘trolling’ the tabloid newspaper with his latest work of art? Georgia Welch takes a look

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Feel the love in Manchester this Valentine’s Day

Stuck for ideas this Valentine’s Day? Let this guide give you some inspiration for some off-the-radar plans on the most romantic day of the year

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Get away for a weekend

Feeling blue about being stuck in Manchester? Why not book yourself a weekend away; here’s some tips on how to make it as cheap as possible

Photo: Cross Creek Pictures

Review: Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge represents Mel Gibson’s triumphant return to directing after a decade away from the chair

Photo: Breast Cancer Now

London to Paris bike ride 2017: cross the channel for charity

Be inspired to do something different this year for Breast Cancer Now

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Live: The Head and the Heart

The Head and the Heart filled Manchester’s Gorilla with a polished and passionate performance, writes Ruth Foran

Photo: Rob Brewer on Flickr

50,000 nitrous oxide canisters found at Fallowfield house

Over 50,000 laughing gas canisters have been confiscated by Greater Manchester Police at a house in Fallowfield

Photo: The University of Manchester's Whitworth Art Gallery

And Now We Are Plastic

Whitworth Young Contemporaries: And Now We Are Plastic play with the idea of our physical and digital worlds merging into one

Photo: University of Manchester Students' Union

Interview: Saffa Mir – Community Officer

We spoke to Saffa about her efforts to improve student safety and tackle exploitative landlords