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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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Breadcrumb revival

By guest blogger TRACEY Yesterday, we took part in an event in Mossley (Ashton) with Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority, demonstrating ways of using breadcrumbs, perfect for saving stale bread from the bin. We chose to make a classic dish of fish goujons – with a twist! Last Thursday, I placed some stale bread crusts into the oven while […]

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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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