Having started my career as a designer, I see food as an important design tool which can help solve problems, educate and empower. I ran educational micro bakery The Bread Companion for several years and have recently launched edible food museum, The Edible Archive, which is a space for some of my food-related projects

to live. 

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How to eat alone
Podcast and Recipe Blog
(Current)

'How to eat alone' is a cookery podcast and recipe blog that explores issues surrounding loneliness, solitude, isolation and independence and offers recipes for meals designed to be eaten alone. Recipes will be published before each podcast episode, so listeners can cook along and eat whilst listening - think of this podcast as a dining companion. 

Listen to the podcast here

 

Front Cover
Front Cover

Illustration by Jessica Harte

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Christmas tree pickled eggs
Christmas tree pickled eggs

Image by Lizzie Mayson

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Christmas tree ice cream and pine nut brittle
Christmas tree ice cream and pine nut brittle

Image by Lizzie Mayson

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Front Cover
Front Cover

Illustration by Jessica Harte

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How to eat your Christmas tree
Cookbook and Supper Club
(Every Christmas since 2015)

'How to eat your Christmas tree,' is half a cookbook and half a research document that explores how we can deal with one of the most joyful, but wasteful times of year in the face of a climate crisis. The project started life as a supper club in 2015, where 5 delicious courses were served to diners using leftover Christmas trees, as a way of encouraging people to rethink waste at Christmas time. The supper club runs every December/January and the cookbook was published by Hardie Grant in 2020. 

You can buy the book here

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The Edible Archive
Food museum
(Current)


The Edible Archive is a tiny, interactive, edible food museum. Though it is not quite up and running yet, the aim of my project will be to educate through food and to explore the idea of thinking through eating by running educational, accessible and fun supper clubs and events, as well as publishing food-related content and research.  It is a space for my previous food research projects such as 'How to eat alone' and 'How to eat your Christmas tree' to live as well as many more food-research endeavours.  

Visit the museum.

The Bread Oven
The Bread Oven

Nomadic, wood fired oven on a trailer

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Teaching bread making
Teaching bread making

Image by A Sociedade

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Dough!
Dough!

Image by Lizzie Mayson

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The Bread Oven
The Bread Oven

Nomadic, wood fired oven on a trailer

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The Bread Companion 

Nomadic Teaching Bakery

(2014 - 2021)

 

The Bread Companion was a nomadic, teaching bakery and online platform for 'breaducation' that ran between 2014 - 2021. After six and a half years of teaching hundreds of people how to make their own bread, baking for wholesale customers and providing useful, online bread tips, the project is now closed. 

 

Visit the The Bread Companion's website to find out more about the project.  

 

Camp Site Wood Oven
Camp Site Wood Oven

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Outdoor dining area
Outdoor dining area

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Swedish pancake
Swedish pancake

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Camp Site Wood Oven

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Designers on Holiday Kitchen 

Summertime Kitchen Residency

(2015 - 2019)

I ran the outdoor kitchen at the Designers on Holiday Project in Gotland, Sweden each summer for two weeks between 2015 - 2019. Feeding roughly 20 campers every day, three times a day for the duration of the holiday, the kitchen was a collaborative making and eating space, with a zero-waste policy that harnessed the beautiful ritual of outdoor cooking. 

Follow the DOH Kitchen Instagram page, for more 

food adventures and to see what was on the menu.