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Pasta Master Class with Marcello in Didsbury on 22 June

What will you cook? Gnocci with Melanzane– soft dough dumplings made with potato and served with a traditional Italian sauce made from aubergine, mozzarella, cherry tomatoes and basil Spinach Ravioli stuffed with a cheese and spinach filling, dressed in a beurre blanc and sage sauce £75 per person, 4 hour class In these 4 hour masterclasses, […]

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Nepalese kingdom

By guest blogger CORIN BELL The wonderful Philippa (pictured sporting one of the new Cracking Good Food aprons) was back at Cracking Good Food’s Chorlton cookery school on Saturday for the second instalment of our new Nepalese cooking sessions, Dal Bhat! Dal Bhat translates to lentils and rice, and it’s a staple of the Nepalese […]

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Rise to the occasion

By guest blogger CORIN BELL Our full-day bread baking course is going from strength to strength in its new home in Prestwich, and Saturday was no exception! The amazing Rob Tomlinson was on hand to tell us everything we ever wanted to know about yeast, sourdough, flours, processes and myths in bread baking. The day started with a […]

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Nepal you want

By guest blogger CORIN BELL Cracking Good Food started an exciting new chapter on Saturday with the first of our new programme of Nepalese cookery courses… Momo Making! Momos are traditional Nepalese dumplings, and are a staple of Nepalese street food. Our wonderful chef, Philippa, who lived in Nepal for a number of years, explained that you can […]

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Playing ketchup

By guest blogger FINN TOPSON Last Wednesday’s foraging session was relocated from Chorlton Ees to nearby Fletcher Moss park in Didsbury, but due to a distinct lack of rain this September, there was some uncertainty as to whether this dry and warm early evening walk would provide the group with what we had come to seek: […]

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