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We chat to Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain

Life couldn’t be sweeter for Nadiya Hussain. The Great British Bake Off winner is the...
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We’re proud to use as much locally sourced food as possible At The Peppered Pig and...
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IN PICTURES: We join Antonio Carluccio as he celebrates his 80th birthday at the opening of his York restaurant

Friday night was big night for the Godfather of Italian cooking as Antonio Carluccio enjoyed...
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Mango and Ginger Cheesecake

I spotted these lovely honey mangoes at the market and felt absolutely compelled to take...
Jack Monroe

We chat to ‘A Girl Called Jack’ author Jack Monroe

When Karen the editor asked if I fancied interviewing Jack Monroe for this issue I...
best gin brands

We get to know some of the best gin brands in the North

Gin has often suffered from bad publicity. Back in the 18th century, the artist William...
Viet Shack

Viet Shack

I was leaving Manchester centre, already overdue lunch and thinking I couldn’t bear the thought...
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Forget the North/South divide, the real issue splitting the nation is pie

Meat and Potato or Steak and Ale? Mashed Potato or Chips? Shortcrust or Puff? Forget...

Poached Venison in a Red Wine and Rosemary Sauce

Poached Venison in a Red Wine and Rosemary Sauce, with Scented Red Cabbage and Parsnip...

Stir Fried Sprouts with Lemon and Chilli

Serves 2 Ingredients • 2tsp sesame oil • 2 chicken breasts sliced into thin strips • 4 shallots thinly...

Pheasant and Chestnut Sauce

Pheasant and Chestnut Soup serves 4 Ingredients • 1 Hen Pheasant • 150g Chestnuts (shelled) • 1½ litres Chicken Stock •...
Jamie Oliver

Behind the cover: Jamie Oliver 5 ingredients

Jamie Oliver 5 Ingredients - Quick & Easy Food focuses unapologetically on genius combinations of...
chestnut mushroom and shallot pie

Chestnut, Mushroom and Shallot Pie

Ingredients • 200g cooked chestnuts (such as Merchant Gourmet vacuum packed) • 2 bay leaves • 1 sprig...
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How far would you go for the food you love?

You eat with your eyes It goes without saying that presentation can affect how appetising a...
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Choosing the best slow cooker

Imagine returning home from a long, busy day to be greeted by a homecooked meal....
Tong Garden Centre

Foodie focus for garden centre’s Taste event

A major showcase of food and drink businesses is set to celebrate Yorkshire produce as...
pasta bake with beetroot

Creamy pasta bake with beetroot

Intensely creamy Cheddar and earthy sweet beetroot combine to make this a richly satisfying pasta...
Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Steaming curries with Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

It was a beautiful summer’s evening and as we drove over Haworth Moor, I could...

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Don't forget the Pimms! Get your cucumber sandwiches at the ready and the Pimms (or Prosecco)...
World Gin Day

Gin, Gin! Our Pick Of The Best Gins | Best Gin 2018

It’s one of the nations favourite tipples and in recent years gin has grown and...
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Sonoran Hotdoguero

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Rola Wala to launch plant protein Rebel ‘Spice’ Bowl for Veganuary

2nd January 2018: New-wave Indian-inspired fast food concept Rola Wala is launching its new Rebel...
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Baked Potato Filled with Sweet Chilli Beetroot, Feta & Mint Salad

Baked Potato Filled with Sweet Chilli Beetroot, Feta & Mint Salad – Sweet earthy beetroot...
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The Best Fish and Chips in the North

A classic British dish, there’s nothing better than a steaming hot plate of fish and...

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