20 April 2018

Stockwell Continental

Restaurant & pub reviews

A rather belated search for a venue suitable for a Mother’s Day dinner (near and quiet for the benefit of tottering oldies; cool and in South London for the youth) resulted in a visit to the Stockwell Continental on South Lambeth Road. It had also been recommended in a review by novelist Will Self which […]

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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 April 2018

Apple on Marmalade

Journal

Formerly a Vietnam war correspondent and political journalist. R.W ‘Johnny’ Apple (1934-2006), ended a 40-year stint on the New York Times by exploring the foods of the world. His gastronomic writing, collected in Far Flung and Well Fed (2009), ranges from soft-shelled crab in Chesapeake Bay to grappa in the Veneto. His investigation of marmalade, […]


18 April 2018

Barbara Bush’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipes

  In 1992, Family Circle Magazine inaugurated a head-to-head cookie-baking challenge that has become a fixture of US presidential campaigns ever since. The competition began in response to Hillary Clinton’s throwaway comment that she supposed she “could have stayed home and baked cookies.” And with that a new bake-off contest was born. Hillary submitted a […]


26 March 2018

Q&A Nina Caplan

The Questionnaire

Nina Caplan, arts, wine, and travel journalist; Louis Roederer International Food and Wine Writer of the Year The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking Moro: The Cookbook. There were plenty of classics in my childhood (Elizabeth David, Jane Grigson, Ken Hom) but I didn’t cook from them… just read them The food of love… […]

 

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...