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Toast & Marmalade: and Other Stories

Emma Bridgewater

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Biography: general, Memoirs, Prose: non-fiction, Pottery, ceramics & glass crafts

Stories From the Kitchen Dresser, A Memoir.

This is the black and white paperback 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.
'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...

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Praise for Toast & Marmalade: and Other Stories

  • A heartwarming memoir-cum-commemoration of the Emma Bridgewater brand. - You Magazine

  • It's the kind of beautiful, recipe-packed book you'd buy to give to your mother-in-law and end up keeping for yourself. - Evening Standard

  • Toast & Marmalade is a scrapbook of family recipes and childhood memories of camping trips or picnics that shimmer in the late afternoon sun. - Daily Express

  • Emma's memoir is packed with moving vignettes... The book is also a paean to a childhood love of adventure. - Harpers Bazaar

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Emma Bridgewater

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

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