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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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Flour power – Bread making

By guest blogger DANIEL POOLE This Saturday at Chorlton High School a group of 12, plus Cracking Good Food co-ordinator Tracey and myself joined expert bread maker Rob Tomlinson for a fantastic breadmaking session. The group had the opportunity to learn the principles of breadmaking and to prepare a selection of baked treats. This included their […]

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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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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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