Is there a Northern delicacy that tingles your taste buds? Then you’ll probably find it here. In a new series, Northern Soul writers wax lyrical about such things as Wigan Kebabs, Black Puddings and Cheese and Onion plate pies. If you have a hankering for a special Northern meal, let us know.
I think it was some time in the 1990s, perhaps around the zenith of New Labour or when a fresh-faced Jamie Oliver first appeared, when a notion took root that British people would all be healthier, happier and generally more relaxed if they simply adopted a Mediterranean-style food culture, sat around chatting noisily to friends while sipping espressos and eating spaghetti al pomodoro and bruschetta drizzled with extra virgin olive oil. Taken al fresco, naturally.Read the full story..
In a new series, Northern Soul writers share their food memories. From culinary trips to cherished family recipes and hidden restaurants, takeaways and cafés, we take a tasty trip down memory lane. First up, it’s JJ’s Vish & Chips in Leeds.Read the full story..
My big brother has never shied away from trouble, whether that’s chucking the ball at his little sister during teenage cricket matches in the garden or being in a stubble field when it was set alight, all the while prancing around dressed as a Cavalier during a civil war re-enactment battle (he wants me to point out that he was part of the crowd who tried to extinguish the fire, but still).Read the full story..
Is there anything more nostalgic than food?Read the full story..
Featuring more than 20 restaurants from top food venues in the Manchester neighbourhoods of Ancoats and the Northern Quarter, the Ancoats and Northern Quarter Cookbook is a feast of recipes with all profits going to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity.Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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