“I’m not grumpy, I’ve got chocolate in my teeth”
“We didn’t have chocolate like we have now: here, there, everywhere in abundance”—so what sufficed was this little tryst of chocolate and sweetener, taken on the sly from the cupboard
The Coffee Column: Federal Café & Bar
Here at The Mancunion Food & Drink, we’re continuing our revolution against ubiquitous commercial coffee brands, to help independent and passionate retailers to thrive in the caffeine-fuelled world of café consumerism
Flat Bonding: The way to anyone’s heart is through their stomach.
Moving into a flat full of strangers can be daunting, especially in the first few days of settling in. Speed past this awkward phase by getting to know each other through the wonderful medium of food.
Review: Urban Cookhouse
Food Editor Ellie Gibbs reviews the newly opened Urban Cookhouse on Princess Street
The Coffee Column
Here at The Mancunion Food & Drink, we’re starting a revolution against ubiquitous commercial coffee brands, to help independent and passionate retailers to thrive in the caffeine-fuelled world of café consumerism
Ellie Gibbs reviews the recently refurbished Cornerhouse, in its new location as arts & culture complex HOME
Whipped Coffee Coconut Vegan Cheesecake with Cinnamon Crust
Try this vegan alternative to cheesecake using coconut cream and a nutty oat base
A little advice for a happy, healthy life
For those struggling to find their way out from a mountain of takeaway boxes and crisp wrappers, Food & Drink Editor Ellie Gibbs gives some basic tips for following a healthy lifestyle
Food Editor Ellie Gibbs takes up poetry for her review of literary-themed Didsbury restaurant, Volta
Food and Drink Co-Editor Ellie Gibbs reports on one Living Ventures’ eminent restaurants in Spinningfields.
Recipe: Hola Granola
Wouldn’t that be a great name for a Spanish granola/cereal company?! You saw it here first.
Recipe: Going Lentil
Ellie Gibbs concocts a recipe for Chana Dal whilst exploring the range of ingredients to be found on Curry Mile
Food Politics: The Underlying Struggles of Social Eating
Ellie Gibbs opens up the prevalent issue of health, eating, and conciousness in today’s society
Review: Soup Kitchen
Food Editor Ellie Gibbs samples the canteen-style offerings of the Northern Quarter’s Soup Kitchen.
Curbing the no-carb: 5 healthy swaps for under £1
The idea of cutting carbohydrates to promote weight-loss is no stranger to the diet scene, but it definitely gets a bad rep due to the inevitable heavy regain as the price for its betrayal
Hard work? There’s just no knead
Food & Drink Co-Editor Ellie Gibbs shares a recipe for easy focaccia