Canon Adrian Rhodes has joined the Volition team as our Volunteer Bee Coordinator. Known as the “Canon Apiarist” at Manchester Cathedral Adrian has been a beekeeper since 2011, keeping bees at home, on the roof of Manchester Cathedral and is mentor to our volunteers who look after the Beehives at Manchester Cathedral and the Printworks. […]Read More
Sir David Richards has become a patron of Volition Community following a visit last year to see the work of this charity. Welcoming Sir David, the Dean of Manchester thanked Sir David for his commitment to this programme which runs from Manchester and Liverpool Cathedrals. Sir David, encouraged at the outcomes of this programme of […]Read More
We currently have two bee hive cameras upon the flat roof of Manchester Cathedral, click on the play button below to view the bees and their hives.Read More
Spicy Beef Burgers with their fresh herbs and chilli kick using fresh mince.
450g lean beef mince
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tsp ketchup
1 tsp mustard
1 free-range egg, lightly beaten
1 red chilli, finely chopped
2 spring onions, thinly sliced
fresh basil leaves, chopped
In a large bowl, mix together the mince,garlic, tomato ketchup, mustard, egg, chilli and onion. Dive in with your hands and mix until the ingredients are well blended. Just before cooking, add the spring onions and basil to the mixture and divide into four patties. Heat a little olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan and fry the burgers. Turn them once only cooking for about 5-6 minutes on each side.
Ready to serve on burger buns with salad.
Sweet Potato Wedges
2 sweet potato, cut into wedges
4 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp thyme leaves
salt and freshly ground black pepper
Preheat the oven to 200c gas 6. Toss the wedges with the oil and thyme then season well with salt and freshly
ground black pepper. Roast in the oven for 15-20 minutes, until lightly browned.
Ready to serve