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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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A warm welcome awaits at The Peppered Pig

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...
Mango Ginger Cheesecake

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...
North/South divide

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...

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Birra Moretti Gran Tour

Birra Moretti Brings Authentic Taste of Italy to Manchester

// Post by Northern Life Magazine.   Moretti Gran Tour events brings the UK’s finest street food...
Gorgonzola and Red Onion Chutney Loaf

Gorgonzola and Red Onion Chutney Scone Loaf

This recipe is a luxurious twist on a British classic, cheese scones, creating the perfect...
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Plating up for Christmas… how to make your dinner look as good as it tastes

Christmas traditions can be controversial, and none more so than the main event - dinner....
kitchen cheat sheet

Kitchen Cheat Sheet

Do you feel lost when it comes to converting imperial to metric? Do you know...

Apple Cake with Hazlenut Caramel Topping

Serves: 10 Ingredients • 200g skinless hazelnuts • 200g butter at room temperature • 200g caster sugar • 3 medium...
The Ultimate Cauliflower Cheese

The Ultimate Cauliflower Cheese

Serves 4 Ingredients • 1 cauliflower • 50g of unsalted butter, plus a bit extra for the ovenproof...
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6 Tasty Vegetarian Recipes – National Vegetarian Week 2015

The UK’s annual celebration of all things veggie takes place this week from Monday 18...
sandwich

The North’s Favourite Sandwich – What’s Between Your Slices?

With around 12 billion consumed each year in the UK, the humble sandwich is clearly...

Whey Hey for the new Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival

A new weekend festival will celebrate the rich cheese-making heritage of the Yorkshire Dales as...
Beetroot Vanilla Cup Cake with Rose Butter Icing

Beetroot and Vanilla Cupcakes with Rose Butter Icing

Makes 12 cupcakes Ingredients For the cupcakes: 175g caster sugar 175g unsalted butter 3 large eggs, separated 175g self raising flour 175g...
meaty flan

Baked Meaty Flan

Baked meaty flan with peanuts. Yes, I know that sounds odd but it's a variation on...
Green Beans With Shallots

Green Beans with Shallots and Fragrant Cumin Seeds

Serves 4 Ingredients • 2 tbsp sunflower oil • ½ tsp cumin seeds • 4-5 shallots, topped, tailed and...
the ultimate salad

The Ultimate Salad: Watercress Rainbow Salad with Feta, Beetroot, Carrots, Lentils, Pomegranate and Avocado

Watercress is a highly nutrient dense natural food as well as being quick to prepare....
beetroot raisin ginger pudding

Beetroot, Raisin and Stem Ginger Pudding with Spices

Serves 6 Ingredients • 3tbsp golden syrup • 100g vegetable suet • 80g dark brown sugar • 100g raisins • 50g...

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Win a pair of tickets to see Laura Mvula at Harrogate...

Northern Life is offering two tickets to see Harrogate International Festival headline act, the MOBO award winner, Laura Mvula. Performing at the Royal Hall...