Warm Halloumi, Chicory & Peach Salad

I used not to like halloumi; I found it often too rubbery. But my family love it so much it’s become a favourite on the barbecue and I’ve slowly come round. And when I discovered a wonderful Cyprus halloumi cheese in Waitrose (yes, Waitrose again, but I promise they don’t pay me!), I decided that […]

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Restaurant Review: The Real Greek, Covent Garden, London

The evening started with a wonderful ‘Platform’ conversation at the National Theatre with Sam Mendes talking about his current production of King Lear, starring Simon Russell Beale in the lead role. It was a brilliant talk with not just insights into the thinking behind this acclaimed production (which I saw a couple of weeks ago) but […]

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Sea Bream Greek Style

I braved the long Saturday queue at Sandy’s fishmongers in Twickenham today on my way back from coffee in Richmond. I fancied fish for supper. Outside the world seemed slightly mad. It was a big rugby match day; part of the fun and sometimes irritation of living in Twickenham. The rugby crowds (75,000 today) are […]

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Greek Style Chicken with Lemon & Olives

Having a birthday over Easter, and particularly on Easter Sunday, has good points and bad points. The bad part was that lots of my favourite places were closed; the good part was that I had my family around for the whole weekend and birthday celebrations started on Saturday evening with a meal at the lovely A […]

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A Greek Easter Masterclass with Tonia Buxton

Back in January, the lovely people at Total Greek yoghurt sent me a large amount of their wonderful yoghurt with which I had lots of fun coming up with new recipes and revisiting old (click here and here). Then last week I received an email asking if I’d like to attend a masterclass they were organising […]

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