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GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER FEATURES US IN IT’S SATURDAY ‘COOK’ SUPPLEMENT

Click on the link below to read The Guardian newspaper’s ‘Cook’ supplement feature about The Manchester Tart Company. http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/mar/08/manchester-tart-company-behind-the-scenes

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BAKING RESUMES

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Having put the rolling pins down for a few weeks following the birth of beautiful baby Martha, we resumed baking this weekend for local customers who were throwing a celebratory party in their Whalley Range home.  The menu included a … Continue reading

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ECCLES CAKES – A RENAISSANCE

The modest but irresistable Eccles cake has been a regional speciality in England since the late 1700′s, first being sold by a shopkeeper in Eccles, Greater Manchester and eventually being exported around the world.  My mum says she used to make these a lot … Continue reading

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER

You can now follow The Manchester Tart with tweets on pies, tarts and matters inbetween. Clare Hillyer @mcrtarts  

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MANCHESTER TARTS IN DEMAND!

We have always found that our best-selling Manchester tarts are in demand but there has been something of a rush on them recently. And why not - they are perfect with coffee, afternoon tea, a glass of bubbly, for parties, meetings, … Continue reading

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WINNERS AT THE 2012 BRITISH PIES AWARDS!

We are delighted to report that for the second year running, The Manchester Tart Company has notched up 2 awards at the 2012 British Pie Awards. The competition was hotly contested with over 900 contributors bringing pies from all over … Continue reading

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MAKING USE OF SEASONAL PRODUCE

Using the best of seasonal produce this Spring, we have been making purple sprouting broccoli and Lancashire blue cheese tarts as well as rhubarb and custard tarts using local Champagne rhubarb. The ingredients taste great and look quite beautiful we … Continue reading

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BACK BAKING AGAIN!

After the birth of beautiful baby Benjamin 6 weeks ago, it was a pleasure to be back baking again, providing a small supper party for a very appreciative customer who wished to celebrate her birthday at home. We provided a bespoke … Continue reading

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2 GREAT NEW RECIPES THIS WEEK

We tried 2 new recipes this week, both of which were excellent. First of all there was Dan Lepard’s recipe for ‘Summer Pork Pie’. Packed full of best quality coarsely chopped pork, gammon, onion and fresh herbs and wrapped in … Continue reading

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CHORLTON CLANGER RECEIVES GREAT TASTE AWARD GOLD STAR

Just as we launch our website, we are pleased to be announcing that we have received a further award this summer – a Gold Star from the Great Taste Awards – for our ‘Chorlton Clanger’. The Clanger (a traditional handmade … Continue reading

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