Gabrielle Jaffe is a PTC award-winning writer and editor who is currently based in London. She covers culture, food, travel and current affairs.

Posts tagged "food"
Taste tour Italia

Taste tour Italia

Emilia-Romagna has been known for its immense agricultural abundance since ancient times. The Roman Empire might have been forged through the sword, but its armies were fed off the fields in this region of northern Italy. The road the Romans built through here, the Via
Field & shore

Field & shore

IT’S SATURDAY MORNING AT ST GEORGE’S and the market in central Belfast is thick with aromas: crisping bacon from an Ulster fry, rich coffee and the sweet fragrance of dahlias on a farm stall laden with rhubarb, blackcurrants and a rainbow of fruit juices. Nearby
Saffron-by-sea

Saffron-by-sea

Come late October, when the pink-footed geese have returned to winter in Norfolk and most of the county’s farmers are putting up their feet, saffron grower Sally Francis is at her busiest. By dawn each day she’s out on her field, in time to see
Interview with chef Rachel Allen

Interview with chef Rachel Allen

Think of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic coast and most people dream first of its alluring landscapes. For 2,500km, sweeping beaches transition into wave-bashed cliffs, punctuated by classic fishing villages and marinas bobbing with sail boats. But this area is also a paradise for fresh produce, a
Isle of plenty

Isle of plenty

With its crumbling castle, wind-scoured cliffs and atmospheric sea mists, the southern half of the Isle of Mull is the kind of place where you wouldn’t expect to come across another living soul, let alone an exciting food scene. And yet, at the tip of