Our Chefs

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Chorchaba Harper

I was about seven years old when I started cooking. I lived with my Aunt who was a cook in one of the many Royal Thai households dotted around Bangkok. She did things the old fashioned way even in those...

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Hyeon Jeong

Hyeon Jeong. Born and raised in South Korea and now living in the UK with my British husband and two wonderful children. In my blog, you will find recipes for all my favourite food. There are lots! I want to...

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Jan Cron

Jan is a chef with over 12 years of experience in prestigious establishments including 5* hotels and fine dining restaurants in Manchester and around the world. He is an accomplished personal chef specialising in private dinner parties. His attitude to...

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Jason Palin

Food is my passion – my art is creating a delicious and surprising menu that will overwhelm your every sense. I have cooked around the world and I am bursting to share all my knowledge (and stories) with fellow foodies!...

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Louise Talbot

First taught to make cheese almost 20 years ago (and having also undertaken training in commercial cheese manufacture) qualified teacher Louise Talbot combines her passion for cheese and teaching others new skills, at her Cutting the Curd Cheese Making Classes....

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Our Nutritionist

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Debbie Gallimore

Debbie will help you change your life through food. She works with both private and group clients helping them to understand the nutrition behind what they eat. Her positive and supportive approach means that her clients achieve their personal health...

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Our Local Suppliers

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Neil Rowlands

Bio After 40 years in the NHS I retired in 2015 to follow a second career in photography, something that has fascinated me for 50 years. I have a love for almost all forms of photography, but am most captivated...

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UK Together

With the sun finally shining upon us, it is time to take advantage and have some fun. We’ve got some exciting events lined up for you to enjoy, ranging from spectacular theatre performances to get close and personal with some...

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Jane Burkinshaw

Portrait photography and photography courses across Cheshire. I love the idea of using photography to tell a story, whether it’s the arrival of a beautiful new baby into the family home, or a series of photographs depicting the passionate people...

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Lisa’s Meals

Clean eating meals, cooked by us for you. We use chefs instead of machines. No shopping, No cooking, No hassle. Quality cooked meals using ingredients from contemporary local suppliers. Choose a box that works for you, and we make and...

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Fresh Save of Didsbury

Aladdin’s cave of fresh fruit & veg, with herbs, spices, dried fruits, halloumis, naans, eggs, specialised groceries and flowers & plants.

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Axons Of Didsbury

Award winning family run butchers established in 1969. Specialist butcher, purveyors of fine quality meats. Located in Didsbury village.

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Our Founders

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Helen Jack

A confirmed vegetarian, Helen is hell bent on getting us to change our lives through food – enjoy!

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Mark Seymour Mead

Food Lover and Founder – Mark is passionate about getting us all to cook better and more often at home!

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Our Wine Merchants

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Hallgarten & Novum wines

From the mighty Frescobaldi, an Italian dynasty with 700 years of history, to Saint Clair, pioneers in Marlborough producing some of the best Sauvignon Blanc to be found on the planet, or the piercing brilliance and originality of Australia’s Larry...

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