Online cooking classes and demonstrations in Manchester

Ian Jones, Food and Drink Editor

Online cooking classes have become a popular pastime during lockdown. While we might not be able to sit in our favourite restaurant and enjoy a meal, we can still eat. And this means, in the main (takeaway and delivery and kit meals aside), we’ve been learning how to utilise our kitchens and cook at home.

But we’re not all born Nigellas, Jamies or Gordons, some of us need a little helping hand. That’s where Manchester’s best chefs come into play, with a whole host of the city’s great and good showing off their skills in a bid to improve the city’s culinary habits. These can come from all angles, whether it’s live streams from organisations such as the Manchester Food and Drink festival and United We Stream, established cooking classes that have gone temporarily online, or simply using the Facebook and Instagram feeds formerly used to promote their restaurants.

You’ll find plenty of different options in the guide below, and even a sourdough bread-making class from the drummer of one of Manchester’s most celebrated bands. Can you guess who it is yet?