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Food

Monday, June 12, 2017

The Ribble Valley is one of the top foodie destinations in the country and you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to afternoon teas.

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Afternoon Tea Ribble Valley
Friday, June 9, 2017

There is little surprise Michael Hales loves food and hospitality. He’s been cooking since he was four. Emma Mayoh reports

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Lancashire Restaurants Blackburn
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The Ascroft family in Hesketh Bank know what it takes to grow good tomatoes. Emma Mayoh reports

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Friday, May 26, 2017

If you have a sweet tooth, then you should treat yourself with a visit to the Lake District.

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Lake District
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sharrow Through the Ages Lunch Menu continues throughout the Summer at £25.00.

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Restaurants

Thursday, June 22, 2017

So does Grand Pacific in Manchester make you really feel you’re dining at an old colonial hang-out? Janet Reeder went along to find out.

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Manchester Restaurants Asian Food
Thursday, May 18, 2017

There is an emerging fine dining scene at the heart of our county’s galleries and museums, as Mairead Mahon discovers

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Lancashire Restaurants
Friday, May 12, 2017

Didsbury cool meets Manchester’s cosmopolitan appeal at the Principal Hotel’s stunning restaurant, The Refuge, says Rebekka O’Grady.

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Manchester Restaurants
Friday, May 5, 2017

Ambleside’s Rothay Manor has new owners with new ideas and a chef who is creating some culinary masterpieces. Roger Borrell reports.

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Ambleside Luxury Break

Drink

Lytham Brewery has produced a special beer to mark our 70th anniversary. Paul Mackenzie went along for a taste. PHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN COCKS

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Pubs and Bars
Friday, June 9, 2017

Our guide to some of the top gin distillers in Lancashire and the Lake District

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Gin
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Meet the 29-year-old hoping for a hoppy end for his family’s farm in Cockerham. Emma Mayoh reports

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Lora Hemy spends her life making gin. That’s a fairly unusual job, particularly for a woman, but she tells Mairead Mahon, it once was woman’s work.

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Gin Liverpool
Monday, December 12, 2016

We’ve selected 12 Christmas inspired cocktails to help you celebrate the festivities in style.

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Christmas Cocktails

Local Producers

Friday, May 12, 2017

Meet the Ribble Valley farmers whose traditional techniques give their organic farm a firm future. Emma Mayoh reports. Photography: Kirsty Thompson.

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Clitheroe
Friday, January 13, 2017

Our guide to some of the best food and drink events in the county throughout 2017

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Things to do in Lancashire Lancashire Food
Friday, October 28, 2016

It’s game on for these producers in Lancashire and the Lake District

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Game Meat
Monday, October 17, 2016

Celebrate apple season by helping keep some of our county’s heritage varieties growing. Mairead Mahon reports

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Lancashire Food Autumn
Monday, September 19, 2016

James Wellock and his team have found all the right ingredients for a Lancashire success story. He spoke to Roger Borrell.

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Recipes

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Recipe by Tattu’s executive chef Clifton Muil.

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Asian Food
Sunday, December 18, 2016

Turkey, sprouts, cheese and even Christmas pudding, these recipes will make sure that none of your Christmas food goes to waste.

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Christmas
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Simple to make and sure to impress, these party bites have been given a tasty local twist.

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Christmas
Monday, December 12, 2016

Simon Wood helps you add a little spice to the leftover turkey

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Monday, December 12, 2016

If you have ham hock and granary leftover on Boxing Day, then this recipe by Simon Wood could the perfect festive snack.

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Christmas

Chef Profiles

Friday, June 16, 2017

Our Lancashire Life Chef of the Year has spent a lifetime foraging for food. He spoke to Emma Mayoh about growing up in the Lake District, his multitude of awards and life at Michelin starred Forest Side.

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Grasmere
Friday, June 9, 2017

There is little surprise Michael Hales loves food and hospitality. He’s been cooking since he was four. Emma Mayoh reports

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Lancashire Restaurants Blackburn
Friday, May 19, 2017

With an already successful career behind him, 26-year-old chef Jake Jones is now heading up the kitchen at Holbeck Ghyll. Mairead Mahon reports.

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Windermere
Friday, May 19, 2017

Things are hotting up for some of the region’s talented young chefs. They have got through the challenge of the county heats and now six finalists from across the region will go head to head for a chance to be named North West Young Chef of the Year.

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Friday, September 23, 2016

David Hayden has cooked for the rich and famous.Now, he creates exquisite food for sophisticated dinner parties as Mairead Mahon discovered.

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Food & Drink Offers

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sharrow Through the Ages Lunch Menu continues throughout the Summer at £25.00.

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Classic dishes with a modern influence using locally sourced produce.

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Indulge in classic afternoon tea at Rothay Manor now with a complimentary glass of Prosecco.

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Complimentary glass of prosecco with all afternoon teas served bewteen 12 - 3pm.

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