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Food & Drink

Little does the pumpkin know of the horror that awaits

The night of the living cheese

Ben Walker talks you through his cheeseboard of frightening fromage, perfect this All Hallows’ Eve

The core of success is to pick your apples tactically. Photo: |Chris| @Flickr

Bob’s your uncle: A guide to apple bobbing

Inject some fruity fun into your Halloween celebrations with Clare Procter’s guide to the traditional game

Food & Drink Editors' choice of cocktail at Wählbar - a very fine espresso martini


Wälhbar is a beacon of hope amongst the bars of Fallowfield

This shortbread isn't short of anything. Photo: Eve Commander

Eve’s signature bake

Strapped of cash? This recipe’s got some serious dough

This shit is bananas. Photo: Jessica Hardiman


We sent Alexandra Williams to check out Gorilla, a brand spanking new gin parlour

Warning: this game may get you Berry inebriated

Great British Bake Off Drinking Game

In knead of a game to prove you’ve been bread for drinking?

Rice and spice and all things nice. Photo: Ollie Cartwright

Spicy rice and sausage

A quick, delicious one-pot which perfectly offsets inclement weather

Chill out with a milkshake on these really funky looking seats. Photo: Hanisha Sethi

YOLO Burger & Milkshake Bar

Hanisha Sethi explores this new Oldham burger joint.

You really have to eat this, even if it is upside down. Photo: Emily Clark

I’d rather have a bowl of… something else

Breakfast is no longer boring

Giant dishes of paella make for great street food at the Festival Hub. Photo: Hafsah Saadiqah

Manchester Food and Drink Festival

Find out what Manchester’s best foodies are bringing to the table

Carrots are a good source of vitamin A. This will help you see who you're pulling on those dark fresher's club nights. Photo: Jess Hardiman

My mother’s carrot & thyme soup

This delicious soup will save you from scurvy in Welcome Week

Apparently sampling 10 lots of noodles isn't that fun. Photo: Stefan van Bremen

The Great Noodle Poll

We’ve been ramen in the noodles to decide which brand is best