Sneak Peek – January Scottish Feast

Saturday 19th January 2019 (7pm to 10pm) – £35pp

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We’re revealing a sneak peek of next year’s supperclub dates every night this week. First up is our January event, which will be a Scottish Feast supperclub on Saturday 19th January 2019. This ties in nicely with Burns night the following week – think delicious Scottish game, hearty stews, smoked fish, haggis (with a twist!) and rugged, peaty whisky flavours. £35pp gets you a welcome cocktail, an 8 course tasting menu and it’s BYOB. Come and warm your cockles with us as an antidote to the January blues! We cater for most dietary requirements so long as you let us know when you book.

Tomorrow we’ll reveal our February event and all will go on sale at midday on Friday 9th November on this site.

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Last minute spaces available!

Due to a last minute cancellation we have two spaces now available for our afternoon tea event on Saturday 17th November 2pm to 4pm. This event has been fully booked for some time so it’s a rare opportunity to join our supperclub table! £30pp gets you a welcome drink, tons of savouries, lashings of sweets and bottomless Yorkshire tea and freshly brewed coffee, plus you can bring your own booze! The theme will be the recipes of the fab Nadiya Hussain, who has a really creative and tasty approach to fusion cooking. We’ll be selling these spaces first come first served, just drop us a line at dinneratthemanor@gmail.com and we’ll send you the payment link. See you soon!

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Wilde Roots

We hosted our first event in 6 months at the start of October, in honour of our 7th birthday. Susie was fresh from maternity leave and we thought, what better way to ease ourselves into supper clubbing than theming it round Michelin starred Tommy Banks’ book ‘Roots’! Needless to say we fiddled around with some of the ingredients and techniques to make it a bit more accessible!

Tommy is big into seasonality, fermenting, infusing and pickling. We kick started this theme with a welcome cocktail we called ‘Bramble Mac’. At its core this was whisky infused with blackberries and topped up with ginger beer. The blackberry whisky takes the smoky edge off the spirit and makes it very palatable and autumnal.

Snacks included little portions of thrice cooked parsnip chips served with a tangy, smoky beetroot ketchup. We also made little cheese and potato dumplings atop a herby tartare sauce.

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For starters Susie served up a colourful marinated heritage tomato salad, accompanied with pickled cucumber, herb oil, toasted pumpkin seeds and shavings of frozen goats cheese. Also offered was a flavourful onion braised spelt with truffle. Nutty spelt was cooked down in a sweet and umami packed onion broth and then served atop a cheesy custard and sliced truffle.

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For mains we started with a wedge of hispi cabbage that was charred and then roasted slowly in the oven, regularly basted with a smoky miso butter. This came with a fermented turnip puree that was about two months in the making and various pickled veggies – the perfect sweet, salty, sour combo.

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The meat course was seared venison loin, accompanied by butter roasted celeriac, pickled blackberries and rosemary salt. The lightly pickled blackberries cut through the rich gamey venison and the rosemary salt added a pungent herbal note.

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Dessert came in the form of little raspberry tarts – an almond pastry topped with berries and then smothered in a hay infused cream. I kid you not, hay was toasted in the oven and then infused with warm cream overnight. The result was quite nutty and tea-like, I recommend! This came with a cream cheese ice cream and lashings of berry coulis.

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Petit fours were mini almond and apple cakes. Think a Bakewell cake minus berries and with apple!

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As it was our birthday every guest also got three cans of Wilde Child beer. This beer is brewed less than a mile from the Manor and whilst strong, comes in lots of exciting and tasty flavours. We showcased some of their signature brews including:

  • Opaque Reality – Mango and Passionfruit Milkshake IPA
  • Beyond Redemption – Pineapple Milkshake IPA
  • Hedonistic Existence – Chocolate Ganache Stout

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We probably bit off more than we could chew, but it was good to be cooking again! If you like the sound of that then you can give all of this a go at Tommy’s new restaurant in York, which has the same name as the book. We’ll be back in November with afternoon tea inspired by the recipes of the lovely Nadiya Hussain.

October Menu 2018 – 7th Birthday

Guess who’s back!? After almost a year away from the Manor (in my case!) we’re back and raring to go to celebrate our 7th year running Leeds’ longest running supperclub!

And of course we haven’t made it east for ourselves and are diving straight into things by using the wonderful book Roots by the even more wonderful Tommy Banks! We’ll be pairing this menu with beers from local brewery Wilde Child too to boot.

Here’s the menu, it’s good to be back!

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Supperclub space available due to last minute cancellation

SOLD OUT NOW – THANKS FOLKS

Due to a last minute cancellation we now have a space available at our come back supperclub event on Saturday 6th October 2018. It’s also our 7th birthday so we’ll be celebrating in style by cooking up food from Tommy Banks’ recent book ‘Roots’ as well as pairing with beer from local brewery Wilde Child. £52.50 gets you 8 courses, a welcome cocktail and three tasty beers. To claim the space drop simply us a line on dinneratthemanor@gmail.com and we’ll send you the payment link. First come first served! This event sold out quickly so be quick to bag this space if you want to join our communal and convivial table.

Last couple of spaces remaining!

SORRY SOLD OUT NOW! Places are still available for the Diwali event at Leeds Cookery School on 9th November though, book now

Thanks to all who booked on to our Autumn/ Winter events last week. People persevered with the hot weather and joined us in looking forwards to bonfire night and Christmas! These have now sold out but we do still have two spaces left for our October event. This will be our 7th birthday bash, is inspired by Tommy Banks’ Roots (of Black Swan fame) and comes with Wilde Child beer. If you fancy bagging these last remaining spaces then you can book on here.

If that doesn’t tickle your fancy or you missed out on our other events then you can also book on to our sister supperclub at Leeds Cookery School. We hosted a fab Chef’s Table event there as part of Leeds Indie Food earlier in the year. Their next Chef’s Table offering will be a Diwali feast on 9th November – you can book on here.

2018 Autumn – Winter events on sale

As promised, here are the links you can use to book onto our “comeback” events! We’re so excited to get back into the kitchen and welcome our lovely diners back to the Manor!

Saturday October 6th – 7th Birthday £52.50pp, including beer

Join us for our birthday celebrations, using Tommy Banks as our inspiration, we’ll be serving up 8 delicious courses plus you’ll get a welcome cocktail and 3 delicious Wilde Child beers included in the tickets price. FULLY BOOKED

Saturday November 17th – Nadiya Hussain inspired afternoon tea £30pp

Get ready for a decadent afternoon tea! Expect the usual welcome drink, delicious savouries, decadent sweets and tea & coffee. FULLY BOOKED

Saturday December 1st – Christmas Lunch £35pp

Yes, we’re already thinking about Christmas! For lunch we’ll be serving up 8 courses and a welcome drink, plus plenty of festive cheer. FULLY BOOKED