Foodie Features

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...

January diet refresh

If you’re planning to make positive lifestyle changes to your diet in 2019, don’t be too hard on yourself, says Melissa Blease. You see, slow and steady, tort...

Chris Cleghorn:
Cooking on a star

Chris Cleghorn, head chef at the Olive Tree Restaurant, has recently been awarded a Michelin star, the most revered accolade in the restaurant world. Melissa Bl...

Dinner Parties
dos and don’ts

One person’s chilled, home-cooked meal with friends is another’s exhausting chore as they tease the lumps from the béchamel sauce and wish they were watching St...