12 February 2018

Pancakes for Shrove Tuesday

Journal

Pancakes are the best. They are delicious, quick, reliable food for which you always have the right ingredients in your cupboard. Nobody would ever turn one down. Nobody would ever be disappointed by a pancake on their plate, apart from sometimes John Torode and Greg Wallace (and even then only if one of them has […]

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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 February 2018

Helen Gurley Brown’s Diet Tips

Journal

Helen Gurley Brown, editor of American Cosmopolitan, first started dieting in 1959 in preparation for her wedding day…and never stopped. The woman who believed in ‘having it all’ didn’t believe in having much to eat. ‘The foods that make you sexy, exuberant, full of joie de vivre’, she wrote her bestseller Sex and the Single […]


6 February 2018

Bart van Olphen

The Questionnaire

Bart van Olphen, co-founder of Fish Tales and winner of the 2018 Edward Stanford Food and Travel Book of the Year The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking Paul Bocuse’s La Cuisine du Marché. When I was young my father always cooked out of this book. I  could say I made my first steps […]


29 January 2018

The Salutation

Restaurant & pub reviews

  Sandwich in Kent, one of the Cinque ports, has many things to recommend it, not least its own railway station which means you can hop on a train at St Pancras and be there barely an hour later. But its main charms lie within the town itself – ancient winding lanes lined with medieval […]

 
 

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...