• Cyprus, home of the gods

    Cyprus, home of the gods

    According to mythology, the coastal city of Paphos was the birthplace of Aphrodite, and references to the goddess of love and beauty abound on the…

  • Autumn is truffle-time in Istria

    Autumn is truffle-time in Istria

    Istria – the largest peninsula in the Adriatic – is said to be akin to Tuscany, and indeed there are plenty of similarities between the Italian…

  • Magical Mediterranean islands

    Magical Mediterranean islands

    VIEW GALLERY Brac (Croatia) 
Zlatni Rat – the 'golden cape' – near Bol is probably Croatia's finest beach. The beautiful horn of pale sand juts…

  • Mediterranean Devilled Eggs

    Mediterranean Devilled Eggs

    Ingredients (makes 12) 6 large eggs parsley capers (optional) 12 anchovy fillets Juice of ½ a lemon 3 tbs mayonnaise 1 tbs English mustard ground…