Star chef Nigel Haworth shares his festive food tips online

Lancashire's celebrity chef Nigel Haworth shares top Christmas culinary tips in his new Shed Sessions videos.

Celebrity chef Nigel Haworth was the culinary King at Lancashire’s renowned Northcote Manor for 33 years.

He has appeared on numerous TV shows and presided over the acclaimed international Obsession Food and Drink festival.

Now he is sharing his expertise with a line up of Christmas and festive dishes which are online this week.

Nigel pictured in his development kitchen where the Shed Sessions are filmed


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Earlier this year Nigel set up his own Shed Sessions YouTube channel called ‘Nigel Haworth Food with Roots’.

The channel also highlights the expertise and presentational skills he has acquired during a top flight career that has seen him train at Accrington and Rossendale College, work in London and Switzerland, teach at his old college and then take the helm at Northcote.

He arrived at the Langho restaurant near Whalley in 1984 as a 24 year old and stepped down as joint managing director in 2017, remaining as a culinary ambassador until last month.

He gained a Michelin star which he held from 1996 until he left in 2017, explaining: “I needed to have a change and I needed to do it before I was too old”.


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The Christmas Sausage Roll

The seasonal offerings include Lockdown Turkey, Beef Wellington, Christmas Sausage Rolls, Smoked Salmon with Morecambe Bay Shrimps plus desserts.

Future plans include possibly opening his own restaurant. But during lockdown Nigel, who also works as a consultant, has not had to go far for his “Shed Sessions”.

His development kitchen is in a converted summerhouse in his back garden in Ribchester.


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See for our video of Nigel talking about his shed sessions. * The video was filmed before the latest Government announcements on new lockdown measures.

The venue for the Shed Sessions - Nigel's converted summerhouse at his home in Ribble Valley
Smoked Salmon and Potted Morecambe Bay Shrimps feature on the festive Shed Sessions menu
Nigel Haworth