06 Mar

Luci Gosling on BBC Radio London

For any Londoners tuning into the Robert Elms show this morning, they would have heard a fantastic interview with Luci Gosling from the Mary Evans Picture Library. Luci has helped to curate the final collection of images that went into Hoxton Mini Press latest release Paradise Street. Today she went on live radio to discuss […]

28 Feb

Enrique Olvera launches ‘Tu Casa Mi Casa’ with UK tour

World renowned chef Enrique Olvera is soon to embark on his European tour – and everyone is talking about it. Enrique, whose Mexico City restaurant Pujol is ranked 13th in the world, will be flying to London to promote the launch of his latest book Tu Casa Mi Casa: Mexican recipes for the home cook, […]

25 Feb

Four & Sons launch their tenth issue

Carrying the dog theme into 2019, we are very pleased to announce that we will be working with Four&Sons to launch their tenth issue of the magazine. Once described as “dog porn” by Courtney Love, Four&Sons is an independent print and online publication where dogs and culture collide. Chronicling the work of interesting people and their interesting […]

03 Feb

Simple & Classic featured in Sunday Times Magazine

If you picked up a copy of The Sunday Times this morning, you would have seen a collection of delicious and easy-to-follow recipes by best-selling author Jane Hornby. The extracts were from her new book Simple & Classic, a newly curated collection of the very best dishes that can be prepared, perfected and mastered by […]

04 Jan

Freddy Bird on Saturday Kitchen NYE Special

In the days between Christmas and the New Year, when nothing exciting is expected to happen, there was one highlight worth mentioning. Our very own Freddy Bird made a guest appearance on the festive special of Saturday Kitchen. The Lido head chef joined Matt Tebbutt, Tamzin Outhwaite and Jose Pizarro on 29th December to discuss […]

21 Dec

Christmas recipes from Cornish Sea Salt and Hepple Douglas Fir Vodka

  For Christmas The Moorland Spirit Company have been working with Cornish Sea Salt to develop a range of festive recipes that bring together the complimentary flavours of the recently released Hepple Douglas Fir Vodka in combination with their award-winning Cornish Sea Salt. The ethos at the core of both brands is to create products […]

19 Dec

Going a bit Rogue this Christmas

2018 has been a smashing year for Smith & Baxter. We’ve worked on Nordic Baking Books and Doggie Cookbooks, Lidos, chefs, Douglas Fir Vodka and some of the most beautiful photography books around – we celebrated 5 years with Hoxton Mini Press and even welcomed a new team member (our press assistant Sophie). To usher […]

13 Dec

Lido Bristol is 10 years old!

10 years ago today, the Clifton Lido opened its doors to the people of Bristol after 2 painstaking years of restoration. In 2008, Arne Ringner and his team re-opened and restored the celebrated Victorian swimming pool after years of lying in a state of disrepair. Originally built in 1850, the Clifton Lido was an architecturally […]

19 Nov

Hoxton Mini Press turns 5!

Hoxton Mini Press is 5 years old. The East London-based, independent publisher has now been making beautiful, playful and affordable photobooks for half a decade. On Thursday evening Hoxton Mini Press’ biggest fans gathered in Shoreditch to celebrate the occasion with a birthday party thrown by its founders. The event was notably East London themed; serving […]

30 Oct

Freddy Bird film wins top award at New York festival

Did you know that Michelle Crowley and Richard Hill have made an award-winning short film starring Bristol Lido’s executive chef, Freddy Bird? In Fire, chef Freddy Bird cooks an outdoor feast over a wood-smoked fire in the atmospheric surroundings of the forest. This week Michelle, Richard and Freddy are at the New York Food Film Festival […]

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