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Posh Chicken Nuggets

A fast food hangover fix without having to leave the house and I know exactly what’s in them

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Review: Proove

We had to try this new pizza restaurant in West Didsbury

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Easy Bread Recipe

If you’ve never made bread before then it can seem daunting but I promise you it’s a very easy process. If you buy a tin of easy bake yeast then there’s a quick recipe on the back that will made decent enough white bread but by following these simple, additional steps you can achieve a wonderful white loaf that works as the basis for many different types of loaf. It will take time to rise (about 2 hours total) but needs less than 30 minutes of active preparation and is worth it.

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Review: Battle of the Gins

This was an election like no other. Long live the ‘gin-eral election’

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Falafel, flatbreads, tabbouleh and dips

If you’re thinking of hosting a dinner party, try cooking up these simple mezze recipes which are guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser

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Review: Comptoir Libanais

With so much on offer, it is hard to imagine even the fussiest of eaters not finding something they like here

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Review: Trof NQ

Miriam continues her vegetarian journey at Trof

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Chicken Kiev burger with triple-cooked chips

Do you love Chicken Kievs? Burgers? Triple cooked chips? If so then you’re in luck, here’s an excellent recipe that incorporates all three

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The Life of Karen and her Pi(es)

Patrick Young tests out delicious pies he found in the most mysterious corner of Facebook, all thanks to ultimate pie enthusiast and Stockport deli owner, Karen

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Lunya Review

Excellent tapas can be hard to find outside of Spain (and occasionally in it too). Lunya delivers. This Liverpool based restaurant and deli has a sister in Manchester’s Barton Arcade

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The Refuge Sunday lunch

The Refuge Sunday lunch is the best alternative to a home-cooked Sunday lunch writes Jenny

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Mix and Match Stir Fry

Buying a stir fry deal from a supermarket always leaves me pushing mystery veg around my plate and wishing for more chicken or noodles. The simple way to get around this is by making your own. It seems really complicated but actually, it couldn’t be easier, just choose from this mix and match list and follow the cooking instructions.