15 January 2018

Sugar Sugar

Journal

The price of fizzy drinks is going up in 2018 but in certain situations, only a can of pop will do says Sophie Hart-Walsh   Sugary drinks usually only occur to me when I’m flagging at work but another coffee is just not advisable. Around 15:35 on a Thursday say. If someone suggests I might […]

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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...

 

11 January 2018

Q&A Lentil Purbrick

The Questionnaire

Lentil Purbrick, Australian farmer, blogger and advocate for sustainability The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking The honest answer is I rarely cook from a recipe. If I had to pick one, it would probably be the homemade cookbook my mum left me – it has all her recipes written down or recipes cut […]


31 December 2017

New Year Cocktail: The Ward 8

Shaken, Sometimes Stirred

Sadly there are no classic cocktails with 18 in the name but we can get halfway there with the Ward 8. The slightly eerie name actually refers to an electoral district in Boston. In 1898, the concoction was invented in the bar of the Locke-Ober restaurant to celebrate the election of one Martin Lomasney to […]


22 December 2017

A winter’s tale at Burton Agnes

Journal

Christopher Hirst enjoys a seasonal visit to a Yorkshire stately home Burton Agnes Hall, an exuberant Elizabethan pile near Bridlington in East Yorkshire, would make a wonderful set for A Winter’s Tale. The Hall has been owned since 1598 by the Cunliffe-Lister family and they have embraced winter with enthusiasm, covering  three floors with seasonal […]

 

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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...