All posts by: Fiona Smith

22 Apr

Hepple Spirits plant baby juniper trees for Earth Day

HAPPY EARTH DAY 🌍 In glorious Northumberland @hepplespirits are celebrating today by planting some baby junipers for friends and family of the distillery. They have set up the Hepple Juniper Trust which is aiding the revitalisation of their beloved botanical. The distillery is based in a beautiful and rugged place on the edge of the […]

01 Mar

Happy St David’s Day with Lodestars Anthology

Happy St David’s Day. Celebrate this special day with a copy of the 14th of the independent travel magazine: Lodestars Anthology. Their latest issue is devoted to the country of Wales from the beautiful coast of South Wales to the rugged splendour of Snowdonia. More information about this issue here:

01 Jan

Happy New Year from Smith & Baxter

Simply that’s it. Happy New Year! Here’s to 2021 and whatever it brings. Be happy, be creative and be kind. Love from Baxter & myself xxx

26 Dec

Freddy Bird and littlefrench appear on Remarkable Places to Eat Christmas Special

tChristmas Eve was enjoyed with a glass of fizz in hand watching BBC2’s Remarkable Places to Eat. Delighted to see my home town of Bristol being featured but an even better Christmas treat was that it featured client Freddy Bird and his restaurant littlefrench. In the episode food personality Fred Sirieix visits Bristol for a […]

29 Nov

Borough Market Edible Histories on The Food Programme

Enjoyed listening to year’s round-up of 2020’s best food and drink books on The Food Programme. Sheila Dillon, Dan Saladino, Leyla Kazim and Jaega Wise – gathered for their annual book summit, sharing their favourite titles of 2020. Delighted to hear Leyla Kazim pick Borough Market’s Edible Histories book by Mark Riddaway as her top […]

28 Nov

The Bull & Last Book in The Times Magazine

A wonderful and vibrant extract from the gorgeous Bull & Last book – including an extract from Giles Coren’s foreword to the about why he loves the pub. The recipes looked amazing and created lots of hunger…

28 Oct

Urban Geometry media coverage

The new book Urban Geometry by Andrés Gallardo Albajar has been getting rave reviews in the media. His bold and stunning new book presents images of the world’s most exciting buildings. Spending the past 7 years and travelling to 20 cities, Andrés has captured mesmerising silhouettes, colourful juxtapositions and bold angular forms to provide an […]

04 Jun

Spending time in the forest

Smith & Baxter relocated some time in the middle of March. We hot-footed from the East End to the middle of Thetford Forest where we have been ever. Baxter & I are lucky to be staying in a beautiful house hidden in the heart of the forest surrounded by trees, squirrels, owls and the odd […]

17 Feb

littefrench receives glowing review in FT Weekend Magazine

Freddy Bird’s littlefrench received its latest glowing review in last Saturday’s FT Weekend Magazine. For restaurant critic and food writer Tim Hayward, littlefrench is absolutely worth the journey from London to Bristol, where understated yet elegant French cooking awaits with dishes such as Milk-Fed Pyrenean Lamb Chops,  Chanterelle and Beaufort macaronade and Vieille Prune . He […]

11 Feb

You Magazine celebrates plant-to-plate eating with a series on Great Dixter’s new book

For two weekend’s running, You Magazine has sung the praises of Grow Fruit and Vegetables in Pots by Great Dixter’s head gardener, Aaron Bertelsen. In both eight page features, You Magazine shares some of Aaron’s best tips and tricks for creating vegetable gardens in a variety of urban spaces. This mini-series also features an author […]

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