Shopping at Worldwide Foods, Manchester's biggest Indo-Pak supermarket, has the potential to massively improve your homecooking. Be it spices, unusual breads or interesting fruit and veg - Worldwide stocks it all, and in vast quantities. There's a massive fresh produce fruit and veg stall at the back. There's also a Halal butchers, VISIT SITE
Seemingly stocking the entirety of India and Pakistan's cultural dishes, groceries, spices, pastes, rice...the list goes on! All the basics are here - grains, pulses, spices, exotic fruit & veg, great value bunches of fresh herbs.
ASM Cash & Carry is a surprisingly large Indian grocery store in the style of Worldwide Foods in Rusholme, although ASM has the added attraction of a sari shop under the same roof! All the usual favourites are there, the dhals, rices, spices and speciality fruit & veg and fresh herbs. This place appears to be totally vegetarian,
They stock a good selection of Middle Eastern groceries and products with a focus on Lebabese. Beirut, is a halal butcher and an importer, They also stock fresh produce.
Khawaja Brothers Mini Market is a cut above your average Indo-Pakistani grocers, Whether you're concocting a katsu curry or just seeking out some seasonal salad, you can do no wrong by making a beeline for this little place because it's fresh, it changes with the seasons, it has more ethnic ingredients than you can possibly pile into your plastic bag, and perhaps given the first three the most appealing factor... it's almost obscenely inexpensive.
Probably one of the best Asian supermarkets in town. There is a maze of shelves and sections of dried foods, canned goods, fish/meat and specialist fresh vegetables/herbs such as agar-agar and lime leaves. You can get dried, frozen and fresh ingredients, the latter including Asian fruit and veg as well as live lobsters for the brave! They also have a small selection of utensils and cooking paraphernalia such as steamers and pans etc.
Offering all you could ever want to build and stock a kitchen, Wing Fat is a staple for any cook. You really can buy every ingredient imaginable, equipment to cook with and even the bowls to serve it in. Wing Fat is one of the Asian grocers- offering products to help you recreate traditional Chinese, Thai, Korean, Japanese, Malaysian, Vietnamese and Indian cuisines. They have a great fresh and frozen meat, vegetables and seafood section. VISIT SITE
As far as Chinese supermarkets/wholesalers go, Wing Yip have really got it together. They have four of these huge supermarkets in the UK, all with free car parking and easily accessible from the motorway. But not just Chinese. Here you can buy Thai pastes, a Japanese sushi kit, sample Indian and even grab offerings you wouldn't find anywhere else like Singaporean and Malaysian.
Great Chinese supermarket, packed full of fresh, chilled and frozen food. They stock few thousand products in-store help to produce all the Far Eastern dishes from China to Taiwan, Malaysia to Thailand, Philippines to Vietnam and Indonesia to Japan and more!.