Jose Harrington explores the benefits of cutting down our meat intake.
Food & Drink
James Jackman takes a trip to Victoria Baths and discovers some new and exciting beers
In search of a notorious wedge of cake, a friend and I were quickly thrown off course after coming into contact with Pieminister
Hester Lonergan discovers the hidden joys of non-Basics spirits
Sonny Flood offers insight into the ‘grey area’ of tipping
Anna Lawson-Walker visits The Mud Crab in East Didsbury and leaves with mixed opinions
Geography student Jose Harrington inspires cooking from around the world with this authentic African dish
Claire Cottis shows us how to mix a delicious seasonal cocktail
Although sometimes pasta gets viewed as an ‘unhealthy’ option due to its high carb content, it’s actually a great choice two or three times a week as part of a balanced diet. Brown dried pasta is widely available these days and will only cost you around £1 per bag – about 5 meals worth.
Hester Lonergan visits North Tea Power, a relaxing cafe in Manchester’s Northern Quarter
Often in the shadow of their starchy distant relative the potato, sweet potatoes are just as cheap, versatile and delicious as the mighty jacketed staple food. At around 79p per kg at Lidl (that’s about 3 big ones), there is no excuse not to have a go at some of our tasty and cost cutting recipes. Don’t be put off by their coloured skin and mutated shapes; it’s what’s inside that counts. Equality for the potatoes!
Saif Rehan documents his first taste of Japanese cuisine at Wagamama