Toast & Marmalade
Stories From the Kitchen Dresser, A Memoir
By Emma Bridgewater
Stories From the Kitchen Dresser, A Memoir.
'Emma Bridgewater, queen of kitchenware, proves herself to be queen of the memoir too.' Stephen Fry
'What a great read - a true British inspiration story - I loved it!' Cath Kidston
'Emma Bridgewater's captivating recipe for a happy family life: food, passion, work, love.' Meg Rosoff
Plunge into the world of pottery, family, childhood, work, motorway service stations, holidays, beaches, markets, recipes, dressing-up boxes, patchworking, country & western music, picnics, camping and the lost world of telephone calls costing 2p. Emma Bridgewater looks back on her life and work, with a wonderful patchwork of stories that show the inspirations behind the Bridgewater business and how it all started after a failed attempt to find the perfect birthday present...
This is the black and white ebook edition of Toast & Marmalade and Other Stories, published in hardback in 2014 by Saltyard Books.
If you would like the original colour illustrated version of Toast & Marmalade it is available in hardback and as an ebook.
Emma Bridgewater established her successful pottery business in 1985. She found a manufacturer in Stoke-on-Trent to produce a range of mugs, jugs and teapots inspired by traditional shapes and spongeware designs. She now employs over 230 people and continues to make all her ceramics in Staffordshire, the historic home of pottery manufacture in Britain. Emma is married with four children and lives outside Oxford, where she was brought up.
Follow Emma on Twitter: @EmmaBridgewater www.emmabridgewater.co.uk
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12 Mar 2015
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In these 'stories', Emma shares her passions and with them comes a satisfying feeling of wellbeing. — The Good Book Guide
Emma Bridgewater, queen of kitchenware, proves herself queen of the memoir too. As attractive, comforting and encouraging as her products, this book is similarly innocent of tweeness or cloying cosiness. The crunch of good toast and the bitter sweetness of good marmalade in fact. — Stephen Fry
Emma Bridgewater's captivating recipe for a happy family life: food, passion, work, love. — Meg Rosoff
What a great read - a true British inspiration story - I loved it! — Cath Kidston