Food and Drink Features

Put together your own perfect picnic using some of the best food and drink from Lancashire and the Lake District

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Like so many food businesses, the new owners of Companio Bakery in Ancoats have had to adapt. But it’s something that comes naturally to the pair.

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We’ve all had to learn how to live and work at a distance. This is no easy task for restaurateurs and chefs. Here, some of the county’s best reveal how they have responded.

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A new food delivery service has been a lifeline for food and drink producers across the region.

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Ad Feature Artisan Cheeses available at Booths

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Popping some cheese in your essentials basket this week? Booths artisan cheese makers need your support! The closure of the restaurants, hotels, pubs and cafes they’d usually supply due to the current crisis has had a huge impact on their businesses. Booths would like to do their part to keep these fantastic producers going for future generations to enjoy, by encouraging you to choose artisan cheese when you shop.

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In these challenging times, inspiring people in the food industry have used their skills and energy to help others. Janie Ash, co-founder of Women in the Food Industry, spoke to Bury-born chef Mary-Ellen McTague about the remarkable way she is helping frontline staff and vulnerable people in Manchester

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Lancashire’s artisan cheesemakers struggle to cope with coronavirus shutdown.

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10 top tips for safe home cooking

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Half of all UK house fires start in the kitchen yet less than one-in-two (49%) British households have any form of fire safety equipment, according to the latest research from Firescape UK.

And as more Brits than ever are BBQing or cooking at home with one in eight making every meal from scratch during lockdown, the makers of Pan-Safe and Spray-Safe, have issued their top ten tips to stay safe in COVID COOKING.

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Lovingly Artisan in Kendal were recently named one of the country’s best bakers.

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Inspiring women from Lancashire and the Lake District have been celebrated on a list recognising the most influential women in hospitality

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Sourdough Tin Loaf recipe

Friday, April 24, 2020

Want to have a go at making your own sourdough bread? Learn from the best, Lovingly Artisan in Kendal share one of their recipes.

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White Sourdough Boule recipe

Friday, April 24, 2020

Want to have a go at making your own sourdough bread? Learn from the best, Lovingly Artisan in Kendal share one of their recipes.

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Talented Manchester chef Adam Reid is bringing a humble approach and food packed with Northern personality to the kitchens of his restaurant at The Midland Hotel

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Ad Feature 10 easy recipes to make at home from Booths

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

We’ve rounded up ten of our favourite Booths recipes to make at home, from easy tea ideas, to fun makes and bakes to keep the little ones entertained.

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If The Game Changers is on your self-isolation playlist, you may need to delve into the detail before making any life-changing decisions.

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If you dread facing the supermarket queues at the moment, now’s the time to dig in and transform garden space into a flourishing veg patch – you could be harvesting in less than a month.

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The people running an award winning restaurant want you to think about what you are eating – it might just save the planet.

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Talented chef Dominique Ashford has swapped the House of Commons kitchens for serving stunning feasts of local produce at her remote Forest of Bowland bed and breakfast

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10 of the best Lancashire gins

Friday, February 14, 2020

The gin bubble shows no sign of bursting, so pour yourself a glass of one of these local brews

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