I discovered crostata, an Umbrian classic, on Letizia Mattiacci’s website. Here’s a variation using fresh raspberries and strawberry conserve. Crostata rocks!
Here is my beer battered Greek cod fish recipe with smoky eggplant salad. Delicious cod fish is used during Greek Lent and to celebrate Greek Independence Day which is March 25.
In the book My Greek Island Home, Australian Claire Lloyd explores her place in Greek rural life with all its complexities, myriad ancient and modern flavours on the Aegean island of Lesvos.
Chocolate mousse shots were created accidentally when I made a mousse that wouldn’t set in time. So I poured it into shot glasses and slammed it in the freezer. These rich little gems remain family favourites.
Here’s my recipe for Greek seafood yiouvetsi, which includes large shrimp and mussels, and the pasta which looks like big grains of rice. I hope you like it!
Honey-drenched walnut cake, or karidopita, is a favourite cake in Greece. Where there’s good Greek food, there’s life! Here’s my recipe.
This is my version of a hearty Greek fish soup to warm your soul on a winter’s day, also influenced by the French Provencal bouillabaisse. Delicious!
Here’s a recipe for skaltsounia Greek Christmas cookies, perfect for those on a budget, which many Greeks are as they struggle with oppressive austerity measures.
“Tuscan food tastes like itself,” Frances Mayes writes. “Ingredients are left to shine, not combined with a list as long as your arm or tortured into odd combinations.”
Jane Webster is living the dream. Five years ago she and her husband Pete sold their home in Melbourne and bought a chateau in Normandy.