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Q&A with Victoria Topping

Q&A with Victoria Topping

September 11 2019
Victoria Topping has worked as an artist and illustrator since graduating with a BA in Illustration in 2008. Her work is heavily influenced by music, from the styling and art direction of 1970s Jazz and Soul to the passion and ebullience of Gospel and Disco. Victoria takes musical aspects and work to synthesise them into visual form, working towards distilling the vibrancy of music into a ‘music for the eyes’. More broadly, she aims to impregnating her work with its own unique soul, through harnessing a blend of spirituality, culture, the cosmos and mother earth.
Q & A with  Grace Ramirez

Q & A with Grace Ramirez

July 18 2019
Grace Ramirez is far from your average television chef. This vivacious and stylish icon, known as ‘La Latina’ has lived all around the world and not only cooks exquisite Latin cuisine, but also empowers children, women and minorities to find their personal power and passion through educating them about every aspect of food, including creating a healthy relationship with it.
Q&A with Lara Messer

Q&A with Lara Messer

June 27 2019
Lara Messer, Founder of Bare Bones Chocolate is a food photographer and chef, previously working in London alongside some incredible chefs, photographers and makers. Obsessed with food, good design and coffee culture, Lara works on every step from roasting to social media. She now lives in Glasgow and runs Bare Bones with her partner Cameron. 
Q&A with Elizabeth Haigh

Q&A with Elizabeth Haigh

June 27 2019

This week we caught up with Michelin star holder, super Mum and Polka Ambassador, Chef Elizabeth Haigh

Q&A with Joey O'hare

Q&A with Joey O'hare

June 27 2019
Joey O'Hare is the founder of veg-centric supper club Hare on the Hill, where menus are inspired by weekly trips to the farmers’ market at Herne Hill. Joey competed on MasterChef: The Professionals (making it to the final twelve) and has been shortlisted for a Young British Foodie Award for her brilliant work with vegetables.