Learn to cook! We’ve created lots of videos showing you new ideas. Whether cooking with kids, gifting for friends, trying vegan or vegetarian recipes or simply looking for hacks to simplify time in the kitchen, we hope these will help.

Sarah C
Sarah C
Amazing Korean Food
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Absolutely amazing! Can’t wait to come back! Such an experience! Such a good vibe! Food is amazing but made brilliant by the amazing staff ❤️
Zara G
Zara G
Big cook little cook fun
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Really fun cooking class ending with a delicious meal! My 12 year old loved it and tried all sorts of things she wouldn’t normally eat because she’d cooked it herself. Jason explained everything very clearly and threw in lots of interesting facts as we cooked.
Zara G
Zara G
Fun and confident bread-making
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In the past couple of months, I have done two of Food Sorcery's wide range of courses. Both involved bread making and, although quite different. both were brilliant! I started with the Flatbread course, run by the supportive and empathic Jason. Read More on Tripadvisor
Betty S
Betty S
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Excellent! Really loved my visit. Did a japanese course, friendly people teaching and great at instructing. Delicious food, would go again. ❤️
Sarah H
Sarah H
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Such a wonderful place to pick up new skills and meet some lovely people - would without a doubt recommend to anyone!
Jeff G
Jeff G
So Delicious!!
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My wife and I had so much fun at one of the Portuguese cookery courses a few months ago. Honestly it was an absolute blast learning how to make food that we wouldn't normally make. We still make some of the dishes that we learned. Read On...
Angela G
Angela G
Perfect for Coffee Lovers!
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This is a brilliant place and it was a brilliantly informative and fun afternoon. I learnt so much and really loved the whole experience.
Tim P
Tim P
Thai cooking night
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Just attended Friday night cooking class for 2 people. It was Thai food night, food was fantastic, staff were excellent & we had a great time. Would highly recommend it.

Outdoor Entertaining – Get the BBQ on!

Take your BBQ to the next level making your own salads, sides and marinades. Chef prepared these dishes as part of our BBQ class, they have also featured in our Fit Food classes for a healthy take on sides. We’ve included a recipe for overnight brioche buns, it’s so easy and tastes amazing grilled on the BBQ. Whatever you make we hope you enjoy your weekend BBQ!

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Ultimate Burger Recipe
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Jan's Overnight BBQ Brioche Recipe
image of broccoli peanut salad recipe for vegetarian BBQ at Food Sorcery
Tender Stem Broccoli and Peanut Salad
Image of Muscle Gain Fit Food Class Freekeh Tabbouleh ingredients in mixing bowl at Food Sorcery, Didsbury
Pumpkin, Feta & Cauliflower Tabbouleh Recipe
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Baba Ganoush Recipe
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Father's Day Gift Ideas - BBQ Class

Didsbury Big Bake! – Fairtrade Fortnight

Didsbury Co-op are providing 50 free bags of ingredients for the Banana choc chip recipe to local food banks and charities to give as many people as possible the chance to bake! Whoever you are, where ever you are, you’re invited to join in this free cookery class.

Send photos of you and your cake to: [email protected]


Banana and Choc Chip Mug Cake

If you don’t have an oven you can join in the big bake with this mug cake recipe – cook in the microwave and enjoy!



Banana Choc Chip Marble Cake

This recipe is lovely and moist and loaded with delicious chocolate chips. It uses ingredients from the Co-op’s fairtrade range – we’ve added a section to show you how to get a marble effect in a cake.


More recipes to try – everyone CAN cook!

Beetroot Falafel Patties

Aubergine Stack

Mushroom Scallops

Big & Little Cooks Cooking

How to Make: Prawn Masala

How to Make: Gnocchi

How to Make: Pasta

How to Make: Chocolate Truffles

How to : Cook Fish

How to : Deesed a Chilli

How to : Make Pancakes

Fit Food, Healthy Eating Recipes

Our Healthy eating chef, Jan Cron has created a series of Fit Food recipes – as delicious as they are good for you, with a focus on flavour.

Food Banks – Donate Now

Many people need help feeding their families – we chose to support Wythenshawe and donate left over food items to help the community.

Didsbury Arts Festival 2017 – Read More

We are proud supporters of DAF – read about how the FEED project brought people together through food.

Christmas Day Hack

Christmas Left Overs

How to Make: Christmas Pudding