A few weeks ago I wrote a post about discovering Western Sicily: from Palermo to Trapani, via the ancient Greek cities of Segesta and Selinunte, the salt farms of Marsala and the barren island of Favignana in the Egadi Archipelago. Today I am sharing photos of the second part of my trip which focused on the northern promontory and the stunning beaches of San Vito Lo Capo and Scopello.
After 2 days in Favignana (beach, sun, bicycles, fish, gelato…) we boarded the ferry back to the main island and picked up our car from Trapani. Our next destination… Continue reading
Two weeks ago my husband celebrated his 34th birthday and, as per tradition, I baked a cake to celebrate the occasion. My husband loves chocolate and this year he asked for a Sacher Torte…but after a “highly productive” evening spent browsing Pinterest boards I found a recipe by Smitten Kitchen that steered my baking plans to a new direction…
The Best Birthday Cake by Smitten Kitchen is a recipe for vanilla sponge (yellow cake in American English) with a sour cream and dark chocolate frosting.
I immediately liked the frosting recipe as it didn’t call for any butter or cream… Continue reading
A new Saturday food market opened in south east London last month and its name – Druid Street Market – is popping up on my social media feeds more and more every week. I was part of a selected group of bloggers and journalists invited to tour the market and sample the food offerings, so today I am sharing with you my favourite photos from that day.
Druid Street Market is curated by Miranda York, who’s also founded events’ company and food magazine Toast. The market stalls are set up in front of the railway arches at the eastern… Continue reading