23 May 2018

Q&A Robin Gill

The Questionnaire

Robin Gill, chef and restaurateur The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking There are two books; The Silver Spoon which I used from a very young age and initially got me into cooking, then in my early professional career it was The French Laundry Cookbook, a truly inspiring and influential book The food of […]

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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...

 

19 May 2018

Celebration Cake

Recipes

  Harry and Meghan have shown good taste credentials when it comes to cake. The royal couple’s annointed baker is Claire Ptak, owner of the Violet Bakery, one of London’s hippest bakery-cafes. For the last five days Ptak has been perfecting a three-layer elderflower and lemon cake in the kitchens of Buckingham Palace. Here’s the […]


14 May 2018

What’s New plus… Five of the Best Northumberland stop-offs

What's Hot / What's Not

Peak flamingo At some point flamingos will fall out of fashion, but until they do you’re safe to indulge your passion with flamingo cake tins, aprons, mugs, trays, oven gloves and biscuit barrels from prime flamingo emporium sarahmiller.london Microplane spice mill Handy, pocket-sized (ie easy to take with you to under-resourced holiday-home kitchens, or out […]


11 May 2018

The Sportsman by Stephen Harris

Bookshelf

The Winner of the 2018 Fortnum & Mason Cookery Book of the Year is a constant delight, says Christopher Hirst At an early stage in the 20-odd course tasting menu at The Sportsman at Seasalter in Kent, you encounter a dish that explains why this unassuming pub on the shoreline was declared UK’s Best Restaurant […]

 

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...