21 January 2019

What’s New in Veganuary plus… London’s Top Ten Ethical Cafes

What's Hot / What's Not

Wonky vegan crisps Air-dried fruit and veg crisps made from oddly-shaped, discoloured or blemished produce that doesn’t conform to supermarket standards. A virtuous bag of crisps, in other words. Each bag is 80Kcals, vegan, high in fibre. Flavours include pear and ginger, apple and cinnamon and beetroot and apple cider vinegar Spare Snacks vegan fruit […]

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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 January 2019

Turtle Soup

Hirst's Notes

Turning to turtle: how Mrs Beeton catered for the aspirations of her readers The impossible recipe is commonplace today. The bestselling cookbooks by Heston Blumenthal, Thomas Keller and Ferran Adria (to name only the most blatant examples) contain nothing else. But weird concoctions of recondite or massively expensive ingredients cooked in a complex and fiddly […]


4 January 2019

Eat Up!

Journal

In her recent book Eat Up!, the food writer Ruby Tandoh urges us to put pleasure back on the plate.  At Bread&Oysters we couldn’t agree more. Here we share her favourite advice, from the dietician, Ellyn Satter, who reminds us to keep calm in the season of diet and detox… Normal eating is going to […]


30 December 2018

What’s New plus… How to Eat Better in 2019

What's Hot / What's Not

Princess Prosecco As luxurious as having a cake delivered once a month, the Princess P subscription box delivers a bottle of vegan prosecco, including the ingredients for a seasonal cocktail, straight from an Italian vineyard to your door. Princess P subscription, from £28.50 a month, available princessprosecco.co.uk Indian coffee The Coffee Officina, the on-line coffee […]

 

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...