The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Emily Clark

If your exams all went a bit Pete Tong, grab the BBQ tongs. Photo: David Robert Wright @Flickr

Unleash the BBQ

A few barbecue recipes to counteract the grilling exam period

Perhaps the most decadent of our suggestions: Australasia. But hard work deserves reward! Photo: Australasia.

Our pick of graduation restaurants

We’ve compiled a list of restaurants where we’d love to take our parents

A fortune teller, an absinthe lady, a magician - you can't fail to be entertained in this 20s style speakeasy bar. Photo: Lounge 10

Lounge 10

Step into a world of velvet resplendence and mellow gin

You know what to do if a chef is late to the pass...

Great British Menu Drinking Game

Raise a glass to the Comic Relief edition of Great British Menu!

These golden beauties will surpass a Greggs any day. Photo: su-lin @Flickr

Sun, rugs and sausage rolls

Emily Clark shares the secret of her picnic favourite: the glorious sausage roll

The Le Creuset pots don't quite fit in with the student vibe, but they do look good. Photo: Ollie Cartwright

Basque lamb stew

Cook this beautifully rich lamb stew with minimal effort

A slice of bara brith, cariad? Photo: zingyyellow...! @Flickr

Food for Dydd Dewi Sant

Emily Clark introduces some of the best Welsh dishes for this year’s Saint David’s Day

Get the kettle on! Photo: Winston's Wish

Great British Brekkie for Winston’s Wish

Host a breakfast for your friends to raise money for bereaved children

Simon Binns

In conversation with: Simon Binns

Jessica Hardiman and Emily Clark listen to food writer Simon Binns’ musings on the Manchester restaurant landscape

Forget it's February - get your summer berries from the freezer section! Photo: no raptors@Flickr

Flip, these pancakes are good

Five of our favourite pancake recipes, with more bacon strips

The king of comfort and indulgence: baked Camembert cheese. Photo: Richard Gaywood @Flickr

Valentine’s Day supper for singletons

Indulge a little this Valentine’s day – you don’t have to be in a relationship to enjoy a slap-up meal

Go chew the fat with your nearest butcher - they'll give you recipes and cooking tips . Photo: sheffieldhammer @Flickr

Having a butcher’s

Discovering horse DNA in your sausage sandwich is just one of the reasons not to buy meat at supermarkets