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Exile: The newest Fallowfield hub

Exile: The newest Fallowfield hub

We review Exile, a newly established café in Fallowfield
Strongbow Dark Fruit… bakery?

Strongbow Dark Fruit… bakery?

Strongbow Dark Fruit cider opens a one-off bakery in the heart of Manchester, treating its fans to Dark Fruit inspired cakes, doughnuts and ice cream.

Chocolate Cake Recipe

Who doesn’t love cake? This is a great basic cake recipe that everyone should know

Home Sweet Home

Craving that comforting, yummy meal you are missing from your family kitchen? Look no further than the Northern Quarter’s charming American diner where you’ll be sure to feel right at home

Chapter One

Helena Maxwell-Jackson weaves a warm tale of intrigue about the enigmatic Chapter One café, which held back the cold and offered sumptuous treats

Matcha Madness

Perisha Kudhail sees green with delicious Matcha treats at CHA.ology

Splodge cake

Calling all chocolate lovers—this easy and dangerously delicious fridge cake is a winter comfort that you’ll want to make again and again

Whipped Coffee Coconut Vegan Cheesecake with Cinnamon Crust

Try this vegan alternative to cheesecake using coconut cream and a nutty oat base

Jamaican Me Crazy

Food Editor Ellie Gibbs gives her tropical take on a celebration cake

Not having sex?

Lauren Howells gets creative in finding an alternative to getting down and dirty

Rosalie’s Cheesecake

This is another family recipe I wanted to share. Rosalie is my uncle-by-marriage’s mother, a wonderful Jewish lady whose recipes I have recreated many times over the years. Her cheesecake is the best I have ever tasted, and although I don’t have much of a sweet tooth I can’t resist it. For the base: 9-10 […]

Coffee and Cardamom Cake

After two days without overhead lights due to tripping them and being rather perplexed by the old fashioned fuse box (note to landlords: please stop lumping students with crappy goods), I finally figured out how to get everything back on, and lo, let there be light!  To celebrate being able to cook by more than […]

Top tips: the Northern Quarter

Ben Walker reveals the gems of the NQ – tea, cake, espressos and beer houses

Free Cakes for Kids

Bake a cake that makes a difference!