Foodie Features

2020 food trends

Food trends of 2020

It’s a new year but is it time for a new diet? Melissa Blease investigates what will be hot and what will be dropped – from Veganuary to zero-proof drinks and ...
Meat your match

Meat your match

The recent growth in the vegan industry has been driven by an increasing understanding of the best food choices for health and of the environmental burden crea...
Freshford Food Co

Baking up a storm with Freshford Food Co

In the heart of the Bath countryside, there is some serious baking activity afoot. Melissa Blease finds out more from Freshford Food Co’s head baker Rachel Mil...
One Mile Bakery

Bread to bake: One Mile Bakery

“All you need is flour, water, salt and an oven,” says Becky Mears, who has set up One Mile Bakery in Paulton. The concept is good food made with quality ingre...

Interview with chef Mark Hix

Melissa Blease sits down with famous chef, Mark Hix as he prepares for his Harvest Dinner at The Pump Room on 19 November HIX Oyster & Chop House. HIX O...

Into the woods

Woods Restaurant on Alfred Street has notched up 40 years in the business – Melissa Blease chats to owners David and Claude Price and discovers the secret of t...

Grape expectations

Take a building with Jacobean roots and it will have a few stories to tell. Ellie and John Leiper have added a few more to its history already with their drama...