TOAST Magazine

Each week we publish articles on books, artists, seasonal recipes, travel and the stories of our makers and materials.

In the Studio with Molesworth & Bird

We speak to Melanie Molesworth and Julia Bird about their seaweed design company, which is based between Lyme Regis and Cornwall.

1 day ago
Learning to Patchwork in Gee’s Bend, Alabama

An extract from author Victoria Finlay’s latest book, Fabric.

7 days ago
Elemental Compositions | Our Spring Summer Collection

This season we look to artists and makers creating dynamic objects using materials close to hand.

8 days ago
In the Studio with Potter Grace McCarthy

We speak to the east London-based potter about the process behind her artistic everyday pieces.

16 days ago
Edible Flowers: How, Why, and When We Eat Flowers | Book Club

Monica Nelson highlights blooms in culinary usage and how they have been integral to our cultures.

17 days ago
Botanical Compositions with Photographer Shelley Kirkwood

The New England-based creative on the process behind her dynamic yet delicate works.

1 month ago
Jen Campbell's Best Books of 2021 | Book Club

A round up of literary favourites published this year.

1 month ago
The Ancient Traditions and Modern-Day Rituals of Palo Santo

Natalie Shukur reflects on the grounding effect of lighting this calming wood.

1 month ago
Christmas at River Cottage with Lucy Brazier

We speak to the cook and writer about her latest book and share two festive recipes.

1 month ago
Magical Realism with Painter Nneka Uzoigwe

We speak to the London-based artist about her dreamlike work.

1 month ago
Encouraging Nature through Farming with Author James Rebanks

We speak to the writer and shepherd about his second book English Pastoral and his considered approach to agriculture.

1 month ago
Creating an Agriturismo in Devon at Glebe House

We speak to Hugo and Olive Guest about establishing their Devon guesthouse and share two recipes from the kitchen.

1 month ago
Sea and Sardinia, One Hundred Years On

Matt Collins follows D.H. Lawrence’s intriguing route across the island a century after the travel classic was first published. 

2 months ago
Repair & Revive | Three Knitwear Mending Stories

We trace the narratives behind a selection of pieces mended by our TOAST Renewal repair specialists.

2 months ago
Seeing Mushrooms through Myths, Music and Magic

Considering how fungi has captured the imagination of scientists, artists, musicians and writers. 

2 months ago
Festive Rituals | Our Christmas Windows by Fox & Thorn

Inspired by our seasonal theme of Rewilding, floral designer Paula Ellis has created festive suspended installations.

2 months ago
Wild Baking with Tom Herbert

We talk to the fifth-generation baker about outdoor cooking and share a recipe from his latest book.

2 months ago
Piranesi by Susanna Clarke | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews the winning novel of the 2021 Women's Prize for Fiction.

2 months ago
Nitty Gritty | A Future-Facing Shop in Stockholm

We talk to owner Marcus Söderlind and Head Womenswear Buyer Nina Wiik about their creative vision.

2 months ago
A Curator’s View | Darren Clarke, The Charleston Trust

We speak to the Head of Collections, Research and Exhibitions at the former country home of painters Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant.

2 months ago
In the Studio with Printmaker Philippa Thomas

We talk to the artist about working in between Bristol and Skye and her exclusive cards for TOAST.

2 months ago
Shelf Love | A Recipe Book from Ottolenghi’s Test Kitchen

We speak to chefs Yotam Ottolenghi and Noor Murad about their new book and share a recipe.

2 months ago
Breakfast with … Maggie Shipstead

Jo Rodgers speaks to the L.A.-based author shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2021.

3 months ago
A Modern Day Fairy Tale | Book Club

Jen Campbell on the history of fairy tales and her own collection of fourteen gruesome tales.

3 months ago