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Food Review: The Creameries, Chorlton, Manchester

May 16, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: The Creameries, Chorlton, Manchester

A brand new eatery opening in the neighbourhood always piques the interest.

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Mary-Ellen McTague at Aumbry. Photo by Chris Payne.

“Good food doesn’t need to be an elitist thing.” Northern Soul talks to chef Mary-Ellen McTague

December 6, 2017 Comments Off on “Good food doesn’t need to be an elitist thing.” Northern Soul talks to chef Mary-Ellen McTague

Long ago, back before it was subsumed into a south Manchester suburb, Chorlton-cum-Hardy was a village dominated by farmlands and dotted with dairies.

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Waste Not, Want More: The Real Junk Food Project

July 9, 2016 Comments Off on Waste Not, Want More: The Real Junk Food Project

The state of the global food industry is not something I need bang on about here.

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A Cuckoo in the nest

March 2, 2015 Comments Off on A Cuckoo in the nest

‘If angels cooked, they would make this.’ This is just one of the ways that, over the years, Northern Soul has described Mary-Ellen McTague’s food.

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Review: Fantastic Festive Fare at Manchester’s 4244

November 20, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Fantastic Festive Fare at Manchester’s 4244

When I first left home all I ate was Crispy Pancakes and Bird’s Eye Potato Waffles.

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Aumbry and Great British Menu Chef Mary-Ellen McTague talks to Northern Soul

May 14, 2014 Comments Off on Aumbry and Great British Menu Chef Mary-Ellen McTague talks to Northern Soul

The smell emanating from the kitchen at Aumbry when I arrive on a damp, grey Manchester day almost defies description.

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