Our odyssey into the ancient heart of Greece – the Peloponnese region – felt like a journey into its soul. On the map, the area looks like a ‘hand’ and it comprises of four main peninsulas that offer archaeological sites, quaint towns, splendid hillsides and beautiful beaches. You are spoilt for choice here, and the only way to truly immerse yourself is to hire a car and start exploring. We began with a stop at the Corinth canal, an easy hour’s drive from Athens. This deeply carved out canal separates the Peloponnese from the mainland, technically making it an island, and has to be seen to be believed, especially when a ship is being pulled through it by a tug boat. Foodwise, expect snacky refreshment stops only, although we did pick up a pretty tasty tiropita (cheese pie) from the service station. After visiting the amphitheatre at Epidaurus, we stayed
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Sharing my recipe collection to fellow foodies has always been a pure pleasure and it is even more of a buzz when I hear those magic words…’I made your recipe!’.

So here I invite you to browse through and get inspired by my recipes that I have tried and tested over many years. Some have professional photographs, others just have happy snaps and the rest are simply the recipe itself, from my kitchen to yours.

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Nectarine Upside Down Cake

Vibrant fresh nectarines set into a buttery cake base will make all your dreams come true!

The Classic Greek Salad should be part of every cook’s repertoire.

Huevos Estrellados

A yummy Spanish staple, this dish is a great excuse to have chips for breakfast or brunch!

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Our odyssey into the ancient heart of Greece – the Peloponnese region – felt like a journey into its soul. On the map, the area looks like a ‘hand’ and it comprises of four main peninsulas that offer archaeological sites, quaint towns, splendid hillsides and beautiful beaches. You are spoilt for choice here, and the […]

Singapore feels like the future! It’s modern, sparkling clean, organised, sophisticated, the streets are like driving through a botanic garden and the people are sweet and a little cheeky. The new Jewel entertainment complex at Changi airport is an impressive destination in itself. A sparkling new shopping centre with a majestic indoor waterfall that has […]

Nectarine Upside Down Cake

I’m back to baking and get really excited when new season stone fruit hits the market, so here is my luscious Upside Down Cake recipe made with fresh nectarines. This is a recipe my Mum gave me and she used to use canned apricot halves and tuck walnut halves in between the apricots. I make […]

I’ve been lucky to be travelling in Greece and one staple here that I never tire of is the Greek Salad. It’s a dish that should be in every cook’s repertoire because it goes equally well with meat or seafood and is also excellent as a light meal in itself. There is much debate on […]

Super Sponge

Basic Sponge Cake

You don’t have to be a card carrying member of the Country Women’s Association to be able to knock up a beaut home baked sponge cake. There are plenty of recipes to choose from …..cornflour sponges…separated sponges….egg yolk sponges….some with a little melted butter…but if you are new to baking, or simply time poor like […]

So savvy. That’s Union House. A gentrified pub space downstairs serving easy going yet polished food pumps with energy from noon til night, with an exuberant crowd on the weekend evenings. And for those that relish good conversation, there is a more sedate dining room upstairs for full table service. Both are working off a […]

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