Full Marx and tales of sibling rivalries
Well this is a first. We don’t do restaurants reviews at Quadrille. Never. Ever. So this could well be a first and last. Which is probably a good thing. Anyway, to Duck Soup. Having spent five full days out of London (2 1/2 days in Bronte country… …and then a further 2/1 days in Withnail and I country) we returned to London yesterday afternoon to an outbreak of...
Celia Birtwell Limited Special Edition.
To celebrate the launch of Celia Birtwell’s long-awaited memoir, we will be releasing a limited special edition of 250 copies. The cloth covered box houses a copy of Celia Birtwell and a bespoke scarf designed by Celia. If you didn’t know it already, Celia Birtwell is iconic. She has long dominated the global arts scene and her joyful prints adorn the homes and wardrobes of both young and old. If...
Enjoying your Fish Responsibly
This guest blog comes from Sarah at Food for Think Over the last few years, mine and I’m sure a lot of others attention has been brought to the sensitive issue of overfishing, which is happening in seas all over the world. This in turn has lead to a huge shortage of certain species. Celebrated chefs have done their part in educating the masses about which species should and shouldn’t...
The Birthday Cake Book Reviewed by thelittleloaf
thelittleloaf discovers why with Fiona Cairns’ new book, The Birthday Cake Book, you really can have your cake and eat it. As someone more than slightly obsessed with cooking and eating, I love how special occasions are marked by what we consume. Think of a birthday or party you’ve attended in the last year or so, and (often in addition to copious amounts of alcohol) most likely there was some...
The Other Side of Cookbooks
This week I am lucky enough to be doing some work experience with Quadrille Publishing. If you haven’t heard of Quadrille themselves you will know many of the books that they have published as they were responsible for the recent delight Two Greedy Italians. Not to mention the fact that Gordon Ramsey, Mark Hix, Jason Atherton and Anjum Anand all publish their books with Quadrille, along with...
The Liberty Book of Home Sewing
Reviewed by Ellie Tennant interiors journalist and blogger for Ideal Home magazine’s award-winning Housetohome.co.ukblog, HomeShoppingSpy From the moment I first heard the title, I knew I would love this book. I’m the kind of person who hoards Liberty Print fabrics in boxes under my bed, watches vintage fat quarters on eBay like a hawk and can’t walk down Regent Street without ‘just popping in’ to...