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Lily Carden

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Restaurants For All Occasions

With Valentine’s Day soon, we thought it would be appropriate to offer a roundup of our favourite destinations for first daters, to long term relationships, to groups of friends who want a fun night out

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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.

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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!

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Lemon Chicken recipe

This lemon chicken recipe is light and full of flavour, but you’ll enjoy it just as much as its naughty takeaway brother

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Mix up your mince

Food Editor Lily Carden explores all the ways to eat mince, gifting her classic bolognese recipe

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Cookie cutter perfect biscuits

Perfect as an inexpensive yet thoughtful Christmas present

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63 Degrees

The Mancunion’s recipe expert dines at the Northen Quarter’s French offering

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Sweet Potato and Spinach Dal Recipe

A recipe to keep you healthy and warm on these cool nights

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Chicken Katsu Curry

‘Sometimes you’ve just got to embrace using butter’

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Gluten Free Brownies

These brownies are simple to make, delicious to eat and best of all, can be made gluten-free

tartiflette

Tartiflette

Imagine you are in the Alps with this warming French classic

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Vapiano Blind Tasting

They say grub is blind