I’m often stumped as to what to write when I begin this column but this time I really don’t know where to begin. Rustling up Christmas jollity when the people of the Gaza strip are being corralled from one corner to the other whilst their families and homes are  being […]

This month’s recipe is sent from Kytheria, the mythological birthplace of Aphrodite the goddess of love. There are no guarantees of magical powers if you make this dish but the recipe will use up your courgette glut if you have one. Kytheria sits at the bottom of the Peloponnese surrounded […]

The sunshine is here and we’ve been gardening like mad people. A little bit of heat and everything takes off. All the seedlings that were set earlier in the spring are jostling for attention and need transplanting out. This is a very satisfying occupation, it’s like creating an instant garden. […]