TOAST Magazine

Each week we publish articles on books, artists, seasonal recipes, travel and the stories of our makers and materials.

Outdoor Pursuits | Our Spring Summer 2024 Collection

For Spring Summer 2024, we explore the freedom of open spaces and a connection with nature and each other.

5 months ago
Crafting Friendly Forms with Potter Frances Savage

The Manchester-based ceramicist on creating characterful pieces exclusively for TOAST. 

5 months ago
Serving Up Simple Pleasures with Botivo

We meet the creators of the small-batch botanical beverage at their Hertfordshire farm.

5 months ago
Playing in Nature with Artist Rosie Harbottle

Poetic oil pastel artworks inspired by our seasonal theme, Outdoor Pursuits.

5 months ago
Looking Ahead | A Selection of Books for 2024

Jen Campbell on the literary highlights to look forward to this year. 

6 months ago
The Making of Our Waxed Cotton at Halley Stevensons

Hugo Macdonald visits the Dundee mill, tracing its industrious tradition. 

6 months ago
Estuary Rain and Silver Light: A Winter Walk Along the Coast

Kirsteen McNish walks from Wonwell Beach to Mothecombe’s Victorian beach house.

6 months ago
Objects of Significance | Paul Middlemiss, Merchant & Found

The vintage furniture curator on five precious belongings and the meaning behind them.

6 months ago
A Look Back at Our TOAST Festive Market

We hosted a Festive Market to celebrate creativity and craftsmanship.

6 months ago
A Walk Along Grand Union Canal | Book Club

Jen Campbell walks the waterway from Paddington with Kathleen Farrell’s Mistletoe Malice

6 months ago
A Simple Festive Lunch with Esther Clark and Clare Cole

The recipe writer and cook on the importance of collaboration in the kitchen.

6 months ago
Flora Shedden’s Pear, Chestnut and Bay Leaf Cake | Time to Make

The founder of ARAN bakery on comforting winter combinations.

6 months ago
The Important Cause Behind Our Circle Initiatives

A closer look at the impactful work of our partner charities, TRAID and READ.

6 months ago
Family Food Traditions with April Valencia

Gathering friends around the table at the cook’s Laurel Canyon home.

7 months ago
TOAST Guides | Edinburgh, Scotland

Our selection of the best cultural sites in Edinburgh, Scotland.

7 months ago
A Natural Colour Story with Wax Atelier

We talk to contemporary chandlers Lola Lely and Yesenia Thibault-Picazo of Wax Atelier.

7 months ago
Abstract Explorations with Ella Squirrell

The painter on playing with perceptions through process-driven art. 

7 months ago
The Making of Our Festive Window Display

Paula Ellis crafts a theatrical festive arrangement in our shop windows.

7 months ago
An Annual Autumn Walk | Book Club

Jen Campbell walks from Milford to Haslemere with Huma Qureshi’s Playing Games. 

7 months ago
Finding Purpose in Play with Gandini

Jugglers Sean Gandini and Kati Ylä-Hokkala on following instincts and pioneering new forms of theatre.

8 months ago
Cultivating Calm with Florian Gadsby

Crafting clean-lined ceramics from a peaceful studio in Barnet.

8 months ago
Welsh Weaving with Melin Tregwynt

Protecting the future of traditional Welsh textiles at the woollen mill on the Pembrokeshire coast.

8 months ago
Living Seasonally with Julius Roberts

The cook and first-generation farmer on staying in tune with rhythms of nature. 

8 months ago
Walking with Ghost Stories | Book Club

Jen Campbell walks from Canary Wharf to Blackheath, accompanied by Jeanette Winterson’s Night Side of the River.

8 months ago