Tag Archives: Gareth Jones

The Last True Independent: Gareth Jones RIP

It is with the deepest sadness that we confirm the passing of Gareth Jones on 10 July 2015 during a celebratory family holiday in Puglia, Italy, a country he adored. The language of food is one of passion and Gareth … Continue reading

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‘In Search of TASTE’

I’ve some big news to share with all – and especially those who doff their hats to Blue Collar Gastronomy and have followed my writing these past two years since I kicked off in an icy Pont de Vaux (Bresse) … Continue reading

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‘Salut’ Onion Johnny

What happened to Onion Johnnies – the Breton bicylcing onion sellers who peddled their fine produce to the English every year? Continue reading

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