Kids’ summer workshop

Illustrator Stephanie Odu will be hosting a workshop for kids at The Hackney Pirate’s Ship of Adventures on Kingsland Road on Tuesday 19th August from 11am – 12.30pm. Learn some tips for drawing with the aid of and a little background information on the origins and importance of some growable food items.

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Thanks to the folks at It’s Nice That for featuring An Illustrated Food Journal in their Weekender mag. See the review here.

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And the winner was…

Kieran Hayde for his inventive use of actual food in his drawing.

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Book giveaway…

We’ll soon announce our favourite doodle after our N I X T A M A L exhibition. We asked participants to leave us a drawing inspired by our tortilla-making workshop. Check out some of our pics. The owner of the selected piece will win a copy of  An Illustrated Food Journal!

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The Art of Tortilla-making | Workshop | Sunday 26th May

 

A big thank you to all participants who took part in our tortilla-making workshop on Sunday 26th May. We made, we drew, we ate. On the menu were Salvadoran filled tortillas – pupusas, and a selection of Mexican antojitos (snacks) thick gortidas, sopes and bean filled tlacoyos. Photos here.

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N I X T A M A L | Talk | Sat 25th

Artefacts display by Ian Mursell and Graciala Sánchez of Mexicolore

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N I X T A M A L | Exhibition photos!

 

We had a great time. Thanks to everyone for making this project brilliant and beautiful, and especially to the Illustrators. Much fun was had by all!

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Book happy!

 

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After months of hard work, proofing and paper samples the Food Journal is finally finished. Riso printed and hand-stitched by Justin and Kristine over at Hato Press. It will be on sale at the Hundred Years gallery during our Nixtamal exhibition from the 22nd-26th May.

Get a copy online here. 

Big thanks Hundred Years…

 

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Happy to announce our new friend Montse at the Hundred Years Gallery has agreed to host our ‘N I X T A M A L’ exhibition and events.

Food Journal – almost…

 

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Been great fun (and hard work) working on the Illustrated Food Journal with @fiddlenot. Going to print and launching very soon. Watch this space!