I often wonder whether preparing the perfect dish is a little like experiencing the ‘perfect storm’ – every element that goes towards making that dish something special comes together all at once. It can’t be planned for, it just happens. Well, this dish to me when I made it...
Archive for month: November, 2014
Another of the foods I am in love with for pasta is smoked trout or smoked atlantic salmon, both of which I am able to access readily and freshly. The simplicity of the dish you can achieve with this produce, while still achieving an extraordinary depth of flavour and...
This classic Greek dish, htapodi makaronatha, is another favourite in my home, and fortunately I able able to get fresh baby octopus to use in this dish. I generally have my local fish supplier prepare the octopus for me. If you cannot get canned cherry tomatoes, fresh ones are fine. It...
I’m so very much into seafood at the moment that I had to search through my recipe folder and share with you some of my favourites. We are blessed with amazing seafood here on Kangaroo Island and this is a dish I found a few years ago in a Gourmet Traveller magazine that...
Welcome to my love affair with the food, wine, history and culture of the Mediterranean, past and present. Here you will find not only recipes, drinks and fabulous products, but the history of the food and culture of the Mediterranean.
My purpose is to get you to explore and experience new tastes and along the way to immerse yourself in the wonderful history of this diverse and wonderful region – from Venice to Istanbul, Rome to Dubrovnik, Athens to Crete and all places in between and in the surrounds. Be prepared to be surprised, delighted and enthralled as you take this trip with me.
- The Most Expensive Bottle of Wine Ever Broken??
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- Paklenica National Park, Croatia – rock-climbers paradise
- A wonderful Greek chicken dish to share – Kotopoulo Tiganito
- Risnjak National Park, Croatia
- The Siege – Arturo Perez-Reverte
- The architecturally beautiful dovecotes of Tínos
- Coniglio in agrodolce – Sweet & Sour Braised Rabbit
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