10 July 2019

Treat of the Week: Tala Cooking Bowl

Journal

Both beautiful and useful, the new Tala stoneware Mixing Bowl, part of their Indigo and Ivory Corn range, comes in a gorgeous dark blue decorated with ancient corn symbols. Previous Tala mixing bowls have had a starring role in the Great British Bake Off; this one looks like a shoo-in. Buy it while stocks last, […]

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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...

 

8 July 2019

Q&A: Felicity Cloake

The Questionnaire

Felicity Cloake, food journalist and author The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking Nigel Slater’s Real Food came into our house in my mid-teens and frankly blew my mind – I’ve always loved reading cookery books but for someone brought up on Delia and the Dairy Book of Cookery from the milkman, the passion […]


19 June 2019

Dips from the Depths

Journal

Christopher Hirst explores two exceptional starters bestowed by the ever-generous cod Forty years ago, taramasalata was a near-obligatory dinner party starter, usually accompanied by its vegetarian brother hummus. Following this peak, the lurid pink dip, its day-go hue imparted more by e-number dyes than tarama (cod roe), steadily fell from favour. Its ubiquity and harsh […]


14 June 2019

Treat of the week: Radical Tea Towel

Journal

A Conservative leadership election; Trump’s state visit; Brexit stasis; global warming… The country, if not the world, is a mess but you can seek refuge in your kitchen with a new collection of tea towels each carrying quotes (from classical authors as well as political figures) illustrating social and political commentary inspired by times perhaps […]

 

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...