10 September 2019

Saint George Tea Room, Winchester

Restaurant & pub reviews

Cafe with 14th century backdrop – Edan Ambrose finds the perfect place for a cuppa Architecturally speaking, Winchester is a town of two halves. On the one hand, a catastrophic series of hideous malls and carparks, on the other the remnants of a Roman settlement (Venta Bulgarum) and a medieval city which dates from reconstruction […]

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Bread & Oysters is an online magazine featuring news, views and mus(ings) from the world of food, past, present and future. It is run by freelance food journalists Christopher Hirst, Carolyn Hart and Emma Hagestadt, find out more about them below...

 

9 September 2019

Treat of the Week: Nocciola Gelato

Journal

Before summer finally ends and you’re still in the mood for ice cream… gloriously smooth and nutty Nocciola Gelato is made from hazelnuts grown by four generations of the same Italian family in Piemonte. Counterintuitively, it’s actually produced in Bristol, by Swoon, an artisanal gelateria that  specialises in rich and silken, well-sourced and richly-flavoured gelatos […]


31 August 2019

Q&A Cerys Matthews

The Questionnaire

Cerys Matthews MBE, musician, cookbook author, radio presenter The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking Wild Food by Roger Phillips for showing me the edible plants, berries, mushrooms and flowers that grow all around us. I always thought it would be handy if armageddon happened, or if I ran away, I’d know how to […]


28 August 2019

A Banquet of Bloomsberries

Journal

Christopher Hirst samples the food ahead of its time that bonded the menages a trois of Bloomsbury Including such stellar figures as the novelist Virginia Woolf, the artist Vanessa Bell, the economist Maynard Keynes and the popular historian Lytton Strachey, the Bloomsbury Group broke the Victorian mould in many different fields. They were sexually liberated […]

 

About Bread & Oysters

The Food Writer's Cooperative is an online magazine featuring news, views and mus(ings) from the world of food, past, present and future. It is run by freelance food journalists Christopher Hirst, Carolyn Hart & Emma Hagestadt, find out more about them below...