Welcome to the Saltyard

Here at the Saltyard we believe in doing things right. We believe that life is full of goodness. All you need to really enjoy it is a little time.

At the Saltyard we believe that the weekend can be longer, that food can taste better, and that the sunset on Sunday will take a lifetime to dip below the horizon.


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Pleasing distractions

When we're not crafting beautiful books for your reading delight, here are the sites on which we while away the hours:

  • Angela Harding

    Painter and print maker, we just love her wildlife prints inspired by landscapes in Norfolk, Cornwall and Shropshire.

  • Atlantic Blanket Company, Cornwall

    You can never have too many blankets and throws.

  • Bookswarm

    Bookswarm designed our website and we love them because they love books.

  • Cornish Sea Salt

    Season with a pinch of Cornish Sea Salt.

  • David Mellor Design

    Not only for fine tableware made in Sheffield, but for all beautiful kitchen things. And, he designed the traffic light - how cool is that?

  • Frank, Whitstable

    Everyone likes a day out in Whitstable, and once you've been to the Sugar Boy for some mint humbugs then you can shop for nice prints, books and cards in Frank.

  • Much Ado Books

    Not only books, but workshops, crafts and cards. Visit the medieval Alfriston Clergy House while you're there.

  • Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

    An eclectic permanent collection in a Queen Anne house and always wonderful exhibitions.

  • Salts Mill, Saltaire

    A Yorkshire mill. David Hockney. One of the nicest bookshops anywhere, ever.

  • St. Jude’s Gallery

    For obvious reasons. Angie Lewin, Mark Hearld, Emily Sutton, Ed Kluz, Jonathan Gibbs... and for fabrics, cushions and tote bags.

  • The Foodie Bugle

    An emporium of foodie delights, both an online shop and magazine and a lovely new shop in Margaret's Buildings, Bath. We can't wait to visit.

  • The General Store, Peckham

    For feeding us.

  • The Hambledon, Winchester

    Leave your wallet at home... Just saying.

  • The Landmark Trust

    Because who doesn't want to spend a weekend in a folly?

  • Under the Thatch

    Holidays in Wales. Under the thatch and preferably with a wood-burning stove.

  • Woottens of Wenhaston, Suffolk

    A trip to Southwold isn't complete without a detour to Woottens for scented geraniums, pelargoniums, auriculas, lavenders, flag irises. In short, all good things for the garden.

  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park

    Sculpture, in a park.

Latest offerings

  • En Brogue: The Trainers Guide

    Trainers are no longer just reserved for the gym. From the office to the catwalk (and even hidden under wedding dresses), trainers have become a must-have fashion staple for women of all ages. Who better to chart the history of this most comfortable fo …

  • Prashad at Home: Everyday Indian Cooking from our Vegetarian Kitchen

    Since winning everyone over on Ramsay’s Best Restaurant, Prashad has grown in size and reputation, and so too has the Patel family. In this, their second book, Kaushy returns the focus to the heart of Indian home cooking. Traditional recipes have been …

  • Parisian Street Style: The Colouring Book

    In her charming new colouring book – Parisian Street Style – Zoé de Las Cases invites you to join her on a day trip around the streets of Paris. With a mix of full-page floral patterns, Paris cityscapes, picturesque streets and everyday fashion essenti …


Kind words

The New Shoe Bible. Remember when Raf Simons revealed his £740 Dior trainers last year? Whether you thought they were gorgeous or just plain gaudy, you’ll want to pick up Hannah Rochell’s second book, En Brogue: The Trainers Guide, which takes a look at the story behind those designer kicks and a whole lot more.”

Marie Claire on En Brogue: The Trainers Guide

“We love these authentic, yet simplified, easy-to-cook recipes.”

Veggie Magazine on Prashad at Home: Everyday Indian Cooking from our Vegetarian Kitchen

“This multi-award-winning cookbook from the team behind the Warren St restaurant dishes out tagines, stews, dips, soups and salads from the many regions of the Middle East and North Africa.”

Evening Standard on Honey & Co: Food From the Middle East

“A refreshing and alternative look at both vegetarian and Indian cuisine, there is no longer any excuse for moaning when vegetarians come for dinner.”

The Lady on Prashad at Home: Everyday Indian Cooking from our Vegetarian Kitchen

“It contains mouth-watering photographs and recipes that you wouldn’t normally find in a baking book.”

Bath Magazine on Honey & Co: The Baking Book

“The recipes are so fragrant and beautiful – very inspiring.”

Woman & Home on Honey & Co: The Baking Book

“Slightly unusual flavours that work perfectly together – just what you want for a dinner party.”

Independent on Sunday on Vanilla Black: Fresh Flavours for your Vegetarian Kitchen

“Rachel Roddy’s Five Quarters is by an English food blogger settled in Rome, who felt a natural affinity with the simplicity and resourcefulness of Roman cooking; this is a homage to the quarter in which she lives and the food of her neighbours.”

Evening Standard on Five Quarters: Recipes and Notes from a Kitchen in Rome

“This is a great book for anyone who’s even moderately interested in baking, or just eating amazing things, but baking pros will get a lot out of it, too.”

Delicious Magazine on Honey & Co: The Baking Book

“Full of fab recipes with great photos of the dishes. Katie’s styling of the food is so classy and appetising and her Italian trip featured in the book is very impressive… she brings her passion for food and Italy to life with some great pasta recipes.”

Sunday Express Magazine on What Katie Ate At the Weekend