16 Oct

The Launch of The Nordic Baking Book

It’s the first day of Magnus Nilsson’s UK tour to promote The Nordic Baking Book. His latest offering, part cookbook and part folkloric study of the Nordic regions, is an expert compendium of local baking customs and recipes. This morning, Phaidon hosted its very own fika at The Store on the Strand to celebrate the […]

08 Oct

Louisa Thomsen Brits at Burgh House

When you live in a city like London, it can be hard to appreciate the natural world, but not impossible. Little pockets of the city remind us of the pleasures of walking through nature; strolling along a familiar path in Richmond Park or on Hampstead Heath can give us a sense of calm, reassurance and […]

05 Oct

#AlikeButNotAlike – Twins Book Launch

The world is full of great partnerships; Simon and Garfunkel, Thelma and Louise, the Chuckle Brothers. But perhaps none is more profound than the relationship between identical twins. In his new book Twins Peter Zelewski explores this bizarre and exceptional bond that leads twins to share clothes, thoughts, and sometimes even serious illnesses. The book, […]

04 Oct

The Borough Market Cookbook launches

It’s not every day that you get to sample the best of what independent, local producers have to offer, but this Wednesday we had the pleasure of doing just that.    Last night, a crowd of press, traders and special guests gathered to celebrate the launch of The Borough Market Cookbook. The event, which took […]

01 Oct

Introducing the limited edition Douglas Fir Vodka

The 1st of October brings both a change of season and an exciting new development in the world of luxury spirits. Today the Moorland Spirit Company launched their limited edition Douglas Fir Vodka at Fortnum & Mason. Created from the needles of the Douglas Fir, which grow on the grounds of the Hepple Estate, this […]

20 Sep

Bo Bech cooks at Claude Bosi’s Bibendum

Last night legendary Danish chef, Bo Bech took over London institution Bibendum for a one-off exclusive dinner. It was the first time that Bo has cooked in London with Claude Bosi’s handing over his 2 Michelin star restaurant, to cook some of his most iconic dishes. Bech was in London on a 3-day press tour, […]

17 Sep

Prince Charles visits the Moorland Spirit Company distillery

On Thursday 13th September we had the pleasure of welcoming Prince Charles to the Hepple Gin Distillery in Northumberland. During his tour of the North East, he came to sample the award-winning gin that is made by the Moorland Spirit Company in this beautiful and remote location. The Prince of Wales was taken across the […]

07 Sep

BJP and Hoxton Mini Press launch Portrait of Britain

Last night we celebrated the launch of Hoxton Mini Press’ newest title: Portrait of Britain. The book was released in conjunction with the British Journal of Photography’s competition of the same name – an annual photography exhibition showcasing 100 of the best portraits taken by people throughout the country. Introduced by award- winning journalist and […]

05 Aug

Freddy Bird on Sunday Brunch

Our very own Freddy Bird, head chef at the Bristol Lido, was a guest on this week’s Sunday Brunch! True to form, Freddy cooked up a storm with his flavourful fish stew and aioli while speaking to hosts Tim Lovejoy and Simon Rimmer. “Everything we do [at the Lido] is about sharing” Freddy said, “I […]

26 Jul

Bored Tourists Launch 🌴

Sangrias, ice cream, cocktail umbrellas and Hawaiian shirts were all to be seen at Tuesday night’s launch of Bored Tourists by Laurence Stephens. The holiday-themed event at Diddy’s in Hackney was hosted by Hoxton Mini Press to mark the publication of the book on 2 August. We were pleased to see so many people turned out […]

18 Jul

The Chicken and Charcoal Book Tour

The skewers have been eaten, the sake has been drunk, and the English leg of the Yardbird HK book tour is now over. On Wednesday night, Shoreditch house was host to a yakitori-style barbeque on its lazy lawn, where  Sweet Corn Tempura, Chicken Meatballs with Tare Egg Yolk and Katsu Sando were just some of […]

05 Jul

Chicken and Charcoal book tour to begin on July 10

Smith & Baxter are pleased to announce that Phaidon’s Yardbird Hong Kong tour will commence this Tuesday July 10. Events to celebrate the release of Matt Abergel’s greatly anticipated debut cookbook, Chicken and Charcoal, will include a rooftop barbeque at Shoreditch House and a culinary collaboration with Lyle’s. On Wednesday July 11,  Shoreditch House will host […]

17 May

Moorland Spirit Co. unveil new Timorous Beasties bottle design for Hepple Gin

The Moorland Spirit Company is introducing a new-look bottle design for its award winning premium spirit Hepple Gin. Collaborating with Scottish design studio Timorous Beasties, known for their bold and often edgy vision, they have found a design that captures the true wildness of the spirit that this experimental distillery creates. The Northumberland based company launched […]

11 May

Stephen Harris wins Fortnum & Mason Book award for The Sportsman Cookbook

We are delighted to announce that The Sportsman by Stephen Harris has won the coveted Cookery Book of the Year Award at the Fortnum & Mason Food & Drink Awards 2018. The award was presented to Stephen at the ceremony last night, held at the prestigious store in Piccadilly, London. Now in their sixth year, […]

27 Mar

Moorland Spirit and Hepple Gin announced as a finalist in BBC Food & Farming Awards

  Delighted to announce that our great friends and wonderful client The Moorland Spirit Company have been shortlisted as Best Drinks Producer in the annual BBC Food & Farming Awards for Hepple Gin. Announced today – this year’s BBC Food & Farming Awards takes place on 13th June. Over 400 producers were nominated in the […]

13 Feb

The Sportsman wins André Simon Food Book Award 2017

We are happy to announce that one of our favourite projects from 2017, The Sportsman by Stephen Harris, has won the André Simon Food Book Award for 2017. The award was presented to Stephen at the award ceremony last night, held at the The Goring Hotel, London. Announcing the winner, British journalist and food writer, Rachel Cooke, this […]

12 Jan

Hoxton Mini Press tackle Blue Monday for Londoners

The independent publisher Hoxton Mini Press recently received 1500 copies of their first ever book from 2013 I’ve Lived in East London for 86.5 Years with a small mark on the back, rendering them unfit for sale. This kind of printing error can happen in book publishing, with even just the smallest of printing mistakes […]

08 Jan

‘The Sportsman’ shortlisted for André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards 2017

Stephen Harris’ first cookbook The Sportsman has been shortlisted for the prestigious André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards. Published in September 2017, The Sportsman is the long-awaited debut food book from self-taught chef Stephen Harris who transformed what was once called a ‘grotty rundown pub by the sea’ on the coast in Kent into […]

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