Posted in: Events, History, News, Uncategorized- Sep 18, 2017 1 Comment

We need one or two special people to join the team! One full time role is available and is spread across the kitchen, ice cream van and parlour. We need a couple of weekend/ part time people in the parlour also. If you only feel suitable to part of this job spec, worth emailing me [...]

Ginger’s Comfort Emporium in Afflecks

Posted in: Events, History, News, Uncategorized- Oct 30, 2016 1 Comment

Our shop/ parlour (call it what you will, we like “Chorlton Crack den”!) is open 10.30am – 6pm Monday – Saturday, (11am – 5pm Sunday) on the first floor of Affleck’s Palace, Oldham Street in the Northern Quarter. A beautiful, comfy long bar awaits you for sit-in scoops, affogato, shakes, toasted ice cream sandwiches and [...]


Posted in: Events, History, News, Uncategorized- Oct 13, 2016 5 Comments

Here’s a list of our stockists – purveyors of all that’s delicious and special! If you know an area we should be covering, or yourself would like to stock Ginger’s, get in touch. Rudy’s Pizza, Ancoats http://www.rudyspizza.co.uk/ Sugo Pasta Kitchen, Altrincham http://www.sugopastakitchen.co.uk/ Epicerie Ludo, Beech Rd Chorlton https://www.epicerieludo.co.uk/ Beagle, Chorlton www.beaglesabout.com/ Cheshire Smokehouse, Wilmslow https://www.cheshiresmokehouse.co.uk/index [...]

Ice Cream Banquet!

Posted in: Desserts, Events, History, News, Savoury, Uncategorized- Sep 26, 2015 No Comments

HERE’S our fabulous 6 course ice cream dessert menu for Manchester Food and Drink Festival! courtesy of ,e, Charlotte O’Toole Bakeorama, and Jackie Kearney Hungry Gecko. 1. Aperatif Gin and Tonic Ice Pop, using Manchester’s own Thomas Dakin Gin. It’s made in small batches, (like our ice cream) and I believe it to be the [...]


Posted in: Events, History, News, Uncategorized- Jun 06, 2015 2 Comments

Our new toy. I’ve got quads like He-Man after riding it to a job at the university last week! Ginger Biker is available for your party, or festival, or if you’re in the Chorlton / Whalley Range area, even your BBQ, I’m sure one of us can wheel him over! Drop me a line here.

NEWS. Chorlton Crack’s come home!

Posted in: Events, History, News, Uncategorized- Jan 10, 2015 No Comments

Hello hello! I feel like we haven’t spoken in AGES! How the heck are you? Let me tell you what’s happened behind the scenes here at Ginger’s. First off, bad news post-summer when we were served eviction from our city centre kitchen. I found out at Wilderness Festival, I served ice cream from the van [...]


Posted in: Events, History, News, Uncategorized- Feb 16, 2014 No Comments

CAMEL MILK ICE CREAM, in these delicious flavours… Plain, touch of vanilla Pure Origins chocolate Vanilla & tonka bean A few of you may recall our ventures with camel milk a couple of years back. We’ve got more! The last batch was raw milk from a farm in Holland, this time we’re using the Camelicious [...]

BEST DESSERT 2013 “Mr Whippy. sprinkles, sauce and a flake”

Posted in: Events, History, News, Uncategorized- Oct 07, 2013 No Comments

Extra virgin olive oil soft serve ice cream, with black olive chocolate “flake”, black hawaiian salt sprinkles, strawberry compot, in a cone dipped in chocolate and freeze dried strawberry. 3 years in a row we’ve won! “Ithankyou”.

Festival no.6 Portmeirion

Posted in: Events, History, News, Uncategorized- Sep 11, 2013 No Comments

This is the one I’ve been looking forward to the most. It felt like everybody in the world went last year and had the best time ever. The summer season draws to a close, and we want to mark a great season with a special menu. Rock N Roll baby. “Feel Good Hit Of The [...]

Buy the ‘Melt’ Recipe Book

Posted in: Desserts, News- Jul 15, 2013 1 Comment

60 recipes to make you think “Ice cream. I CAN DO THIS!” and, “Guinness and gingerbread? Well I never! Sounds, and looks incredible!” Believe it people. It’s been out 2 months now and the feedback has been immensely, heart poundingly brilliant. We put our hearts and souls into these recipes and the styling of the [...]