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A Merry Cheesemas from Mamucium – all three kilos of it melted

A Merry Cheesemas from Mamucium – all three kilos of it melted

STAID with the Stilton, only choosy about Cheddar? A self-indulgent, artery-heartening, gout-inducing Christmas requires a more full-on cheesy statement. That’s where Mamucium comes in with their Cheesemas Feast. It’s already tempting the ToM team to ...

27 November 2019 by Neil Sowerby

Exose from James Martin Manchester storms into Masterchef final 12

Exose from James Martin Manchester storms into Masterchef final 12

CONGRATULATIONS to Exose Lopo-Ndinga, a chef de partie at James Martin Manchester, for getting through to the final 12 in BBC’S Masterchef: The Professionals. In the Tuesday, November 26 heat his lemon and raspberry choice ...

27 November 2019

Welcome to Big cheese part 2 at New Market Dairy, Altrincham

Welcome to Big cheese part 2 at New Market Dairy, Altrincham

QUALITY cheese. Crumbs. It’s not as easy to find as you might think. Hence ToM’s enthusiasm for New Market Dairy, injecting Altrincham’s foodie scene with some serious curds. What’s more, they are not just selling ...

26 November 2019 by Neil Sowerby

Ancoats Christmas made in the Med as Canto unveils its winter menu

Ancoats Christmas made in the Med as Canto unveils its winter menu

ANCOATS tapas haven Canto has introduced a new Mediterranean-inspired winter menu with some old crowd pleasers back by popular demand for the festive season. Head chef Carlos Gomes is hoping your personal fave is in ...

25 November 2019 by Neil Sowerby

BLVD pack a lot of meat into their Big Apple culinary vibe

BLVD pack a lot of meat into their Big Apple culinary vibe

LET’S admit it, we were never great fans of the ill-fated Neighbourhood bar and its Spinningfields replacement BLVD (Boulevard) Manchester does give off the same celeb haunt vibe. Still, now it’s officially launched, we do ...

21 November 2019 by Neil Sowerby

Beardless Beer Week – celebrating women in brewing

Beardless Beer Week – celebrating women in brewing

IT’S long been a cliche, the symbiosis between craft beer and bearded blokes. Women’s role in brewing is so often discounted. Hence it tickles ToM that the female beery backlash between November 21 and December ...

21 November 2019 by Neil Sowerby

Turkey Raan and a Taj Toddy sprinkle spice on Dishoom’s Christmas Menu

Turkey Raan and a Taj Toddy sprinkle spice on Dishoom’s Christmas Menu

DISHOOM love the celebratory centrepiece nature of a Raan, The lamb version can be traced back to Alexander the Great’s battles in India. Come Christmas they adapt the formula – low-cooked leg shredded into a ...

20 November 2019 by Neil Sowerby

HATCH HOSTS EVERGREEN: A FESTIVAL OF WINTER AND CHRISTMAS 

HATCH HOSTS EVERGREEN: A FESTIVAL OF WINTER AND CHRISTMAS 

WHAT a busy festive season it is already. Hot – or should that be blooming cold – on the heels of our round-up of all the jolly alternatives to the official Christmas Markets comes news ...

20 November 2019 by Neil Sowerby

Ivy unveils Decadent Snowball Fight dessert and ‘poles apart’ Terraces

Ivy unveils Decadent Snowball Fight dessert and ‘poles apart’ Terraces

NO indication from the weather reports that we’d be encountering a ‘Snowball Fight’ this early before Christmas. Still as The Ivy heads for the holly the Spinningfields winter palace couldn’t resist adding a dessert of ...

19 November 2019

New brasserie Embankment Kitchen helmed by Marika from MasterChef

New brasserie Embankment Kitchen helmed by Marika from MasterChef

MASTERCHEF in its present formats has been running since 2005. The stress levels never lessen… and we’re just watching from the couch. For every Simon Wood (WOOD, First Street) or Matt Healy (Foundry, Leeds) who ...

19 November 2019

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