Staying or living on a Greek island means al fresco dining, any time of day, in all seasons except when it’s really wintry. Here’s my Syros scrambled eggs and salad recipes made simply using fresh, local ingredients and whatever we could find in the fridge for brunch. We did pop out to get fresh breadContinue reading “Syros scrambled eggs and salad recipes”
Each autumn and winter beautifully varied fungi are available in abundance in Barcelona. I see them in shops and at the fresh produce markets – Mercat de l’Abaceria Central, at Travessera de Gràcia 186, and La Boqueria Market downtown at Las Ramblas. Foraging for wild mushrooms is an age-old tradition in Catalonia. Once you taste them, you’ll neverContinue reading “Wild about cooking mushrooms in Barcelona”
This has nothing to do with travel but everything to do with a cause close to my heart. Breast cancer affects women all over the world. This deadly, insidious disease knows no boundaries. High Tea: 200 Delightful Recipes for Friends and Family is Penguin Australia’s campaign to raise money for the McGrath Foundation to expand theirContinue reading “High Tea cookbook giveaway”
Mangia! Mangia! Gatherings: The Spirit of Coming Together is the second Italian cookbook by Teresa Oates and Angela Villella. They are preserving unwritten recipes and conserving precious cultural traditions, and encouraging us to do the same.
Rachel Khoo shares recipes for Poulet Rôti au Vin Rouge and Kugelhopf from her new book My Little French Kitchen.
Clear the coffee table! Love Italy by Guy Grossi, is a grand cookbook where the Melbourne chef explores his heritage and meets artisans who produce the best ingredients, from Piedmont to Sicily. Did I mention it weighs at least 4kg?
I go to a Chilean cooking class and discover smoked chilli, a spicy quinoa dessert and Carmenere wine from the longest country in the world, yet to be discovered by tourist hordes. Here’s the recipes.
Zucchini and Greek feta cheese souffle is a light summery dish for our long hot summer weather on the island of Rhodes. And so easy to make. Enjoy!
How a preserved lemons recipe helps solve Gloria’s travel dilemma. More of the world’s worst travel advice from Sally, a woman in a fur coat and a hat. But the lemons are a winner.
Come into the kitchen at a busy Greek bakery in Sydney and take a look at traditional Greek Easter sweets – a once-a-year mega sugar rush with flakey filo, nuts, cinnamon, custard, syrup and fragrant lemony bread. Totally irresistible.