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
Boil rice for 15 mins in the vegetable stock, stirring occasionally. stir constantly during the last 5 minutes or so or until all water has boiled off, to ensure the rice doesn’t stick to the pan. Meanwhile heat oil in a frying pan and add the chopped leek, pepper, mushrooms and courgette. cook over a medium heat for 5 minutes stirring occasionally until the vegetables are soft. heat oven to 190 (gas mark 5).
combine the cooked rice and vegetables in a large mixing bowl and add paprika, garlic, salt and pepper, mix well. transfer half the mixer into a baking dish, sprinkle over half the grated cheese then add the remaining rice mixture, smooth over the top and cover with remaining cheese bake for around 15minutes until the cheese topping is golden brown and crispy.