Monthly Archives: May 2015

Deli Review: Middle Eastern Street Food in Manchester: Kukoo’s made by Zouk

Kukoo’s do fast food without the health warning, serving fresh soups, hot wraps, street food snacks, their tasty house biryani and a spread of colourful salads. But these are no ordinary salads. These are Kukoo’s Indian-, Moroccan- and Lebanese, Pakistani-inspired

Deli Review: Middle Eastern Street Food in Manchester: Kukoo’s made by Zouk

Kukoo’s do fast food without the health warning, serving fresh soups, hot wraps, street food snacks, their tasty house biryani and a spread of colourful salads. But these are no ordinary salads. These are Kukoo’s Indian-, Moroccan- and Lebanese, Pakistani-inspired

Cafe Review: Eighth Day Cooperative and Café

Since my first university days back in 2010, Eighth Day Coop has been a regular on my food list. I first visited when I made a firm decision to ‘go green’ and eat super healthily, after having dragged out Freshers’

Cafe Review: Eighth Day Cooperative and Café

Since my first university days back in 2010, Eighth Day Coop has been a regular on my food list. I first visited when I made a firm decision to ‘go green’ and eat super healthily, after having dragged out Freshers’

Recipe: Quick Cajun Shrimp Fajitas

Fajitas are a great way to eat a super fast and super healthy meal. This fusion version takes a Mexican classic and adds some creole, South American spice, served with cooling sour cream, tasty tomato salsa & chunky avocado as

Recipe: Quick Cajun Shrimp Fajitas

Fajitas are a great way to eat a super fast and super healthy meal. This fusion version takes a Mexican classic and adds some creole, South American spice, served with cooling sour cream, tasty tomato salsa & chunky avocado as

I Eat Alone… Occasionally

I recently read an article on Serious Eats about the virtues of eating alone, which has impelled me to write my own account of this solo venture. I would first like to note that I am by no means a

I Eat Alone… Occasionally

I recently read an article on Serious Eats about the virtues of eating alone, which has impelled me to write my own account of this solo venture. I would first like to note that I am by no means a

Restaurant Review: Pancho’s Burritos, Manchester

Pancho’s Burritos has been a resident of Manchester for many years now, however, they have recently returned to the spotlight, attracting a new band of fans with the opening of their new Oxford Street store. Just a short walk from

Restaurant Review: Pancho’s Burritos, Manchester

Pancho’s Burritos has been a resident of Manchester for many years now, however, they have recently returned to the spotlight, attracting a new band of fans with the opening of their new Oxford Street store. Just a short walk from

Restaurant Review: Lucha Libre, Manchester

When I was living in Rome, my friends and I took a weekly trip to Spanish-founded Montaditos 100 where you can get a pint of beer or sangria for €2 and then pick at their selection of mini baguette sandwiches—or

Restaurant Review: Lucha Libre, Manchester

When I was living in Rome, my friends and I took a weekly trip to Spanish-founded Montaditos 100 where you can get a pint of beer or sangria for €2 and then pick at their selection of mini baguette sandwiches—or

Café Review: Baila, Old Town, Swindon

The days when coffee shops were merely a pit stop for your morning hit of caffeine-on-the-go have been left in the 90s, along with dial-up connections and mood rings. Now it’s all about carefully sourced single-origin beans, foam art and

Café Review: Baila, Old Town, Swindon

The days when coffee shops were merely a pit stop for your morning hit of caffeine-on-the-go have been left in the 90s, along with dial-up connections and mood rings. Now it’s all about carefully sourced single-origin beans, foam art and

Bakery Review: Robinsons Bakery, Manchester

Robinsons are Manchester’s oldest family-run craft bakery and set up camp every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Manchester Piccadilly’s Street Food Market, cramming every inch of their long checkered table with cakes, pastries, biscuits and breads that will leave you in

Bakery Review: Robinsons Bakery, Manchester

Robinsons are Manchester’s oldest family-run craft bakery and set up camp every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Manchester Piccadilly’s Street Food Market, cramming every inch of their long checkered table with cakes, pastries, biscuits and breads that will leave you in

Review: Graze UK – Healthy snack by post

A few years ago, I signed up to Graze to get a free box of snacks to take to uni. After receiving my first box, I cancelled my recurring deliveries and forgot all about it. Until a couple of months

Review: Graze UK – Healthy snack by post

A few years ago, I signed up to Graze to get a free box of snacks to take to uni. After receiving my first box, I cancelled my recurring deliveries and forgot all about it. Until a couple of months

Recipe: Fresh Pappardelle in Tomato, Chilli, Bacon, Parmesan & Herb sauce

Making fresh pasta can be a time consuming process, but it’s well worth the effort and the more you make it, the faster you will get. A little elbow grease gives you flavourful pasta with more bite than the dried supermarket

Recipe: Fresh Pappardelle in Tomato, Chilli, Bacon, Parmesan & Herb sauce

Making fresh pasta can be a time consuming process, but it’s well worth the effort and the more you make it, the faster you will get. A little elbow grease gives you flavourful pasta with more bite than the dried supermarket