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The Half Moon

y loudest experience in any pub was at the Half Moon, premier boozer of Herne Hill, south London. It was the final performance by Boy […]
Apr 29, 2017 /

Wild garlic pesto

ow is the glorious season of wild garlic and, while on holiday in Pembrokeshire last week, woods filled  with the scent of garlic and ethereal […]
Apr 27, 2017 /
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Food Photographer of the Year

inner of the 2017, increasingly prestigious, Pink Lady Food Photographer of the year is Bangladeshi-based Shoeb Faruquee. His photograph, Food For God (above) ‘stood out […]
Apr 26, 2017 /

The Bee’s Knees

s an expression of approbation, Bee’s Knees dates from the early Twenties and the eponymous drink came soon after. Honey was among myriad additives utilised […]
Apr 23, 2017 /

Joni Mitchell’s breakfast

oke up it was a Chelsea morning and the first thing that I knew, There was milk and toast and honey and a bowl of oranges […]
Apr 22, 2017 /
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Gather Cook Feast by Jessica Seaton

atest in the seemingly endless flow of foraging-based cookbooks, Gather, Cook, Feast consists of ‘recipes from the land and water by the co-founder of Toast’. […]
Apr 13, 2017 /
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Q&A Jessica Seaton

Jessica Seaton, enthusiastic cook and co-founder of Toast The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking There have been so many! From hours poring over the pictures in […]
Apr 13, 2017 /

Top Ten Easter Eggs

Top ten Easter eggs Spring flower eggs A classy trio of milk, white and dark chocolate eggs decorated with spring flowers packaged in a pale green gift […]
Apr 11, 2017 /

The Willy Wonkas of Acton

Hot cross bun eggs, frolicsome earls and knickerbocker glory truffles - Prestat, chocolatiers to the Queen are getting ready for Easter. Emma Hagestadt visits a […]
Mar 31, 2017 /

Oxford's Coffee Culture

Students spill the beans on where to find a first class brew... The Natural Bread Company Providing a warm atmosphere with banterous staff, the Natural Bread Company […]
Mar 31, 2017 /

Ronald Firbank orders a snack

uthor of camp novellas such as Valmouth and Concerning the Eccentricities of Cardinal Pirelli, Ronald Firbank (1886-1926) was an innovative and hilarious writer who richly […]
Mar 28, 2017 /

Q & A Tessa Kiros

Tessa Kiros, cookery writer and world traveller The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking? The Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook - I think from 1970. It was […]
Mar 1, 2017 /