About Us

Ursula Ferrigno is a talented cook and a prolific food writer wiith a deep love of Italian food. She is half-Italian and learned to cook as a child by assisting her grandmother preparing the traditional family dishes. She returns regularly to Italy, to visit family and to teach cookery.

She writes for numerous food magazines including Taste Italia, American Gourmet, Olive and Good Food, RSJ Restaurant, Books for Cooks, Caldesi and DiVertimenti. Ursula is also a passionate baker. She teaches both professionals and amateurs to make an array of national and regional breads from ciabatta and focaccia to volcanic stromboli.


bridget Bridget Colvin qualified from Leith’s School of Food and Wine in Kensington, London in 1996. On finishing her studies she joined BBC Good Food Magazine as a Recipe Tester, progressing to Food Writer and Home Economist. Her work has been published in a number of food magazines including Good Housekeeping, BBC Good Food Magazine, Delicious and Vegetarian Good Food, to name but a few.

Bridget works extensively with Ursula Ferrigno with whom she has co-written 'The New Family Bread Book' published by Mitchell Beazley.

Bridget has successfully run a children's cookery workshop based in St. Albans.

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