Young Bomberg and the Old Masters

Young Bomberg and the Old Masters

Young Bomberg and the Old Masters in Room 1 of The National Gallery, along side Gauguin Portraits and Leonardo: Experience a Masterpiece, completes the Autumn programme for the gallery in 2019. David Bomberg might not seem a natural subject for an exhibition by the National Gallery, in deed not a single piece by him in…

Gauguin Portraits

Gauguin Portraits

The one thing everyone knows about Gauguin and his work, is that he made a number of trips to Tahiti where he produced some of the most beautiful paintings of the day, representing the people of the islands with great care and love. That his love for some of the women of the islands was…

Miso Tasty: The Cookbook

Miso Tasty: The Cookbook

Fermented soybean paste? Sounds yummy! Well, OK, no it doesn’t, but call it miso, and suddenly it spirits your mind to that fragrant, mouth-watering, umami Japanese flavour loved by so many. Consumed in Japan for thousands of years, miso has been making an increased appearance in our diet in the UK as we seek out…

Book Review: Food & Beer

Book Review: Food & Beer

Beer has undergone a renaissance of late, or rather its underground resurgence of the last twenty to thirty years has become mainstream thanks to growth in microbreweries in Europe and the craft beer scene in the US. So powerful has this revitalisation been, that many of the multinationals have been buying up, investing in, or…