Despite being the birthplace of much of Western culture, religion, language, science & history, the Eastern Mediterranean remains a place of veiled mystery; seductive, fragrant, textual & textured, simple & exotic.  Nowhere is this more evident than in the current interest in foods from this region.  Silvena Rowe’s Purple Citrus & Sweet Perfume may not [...]

Melbourne is more a Mediterranean influenced city than an Asian one.  Our climate, the produce we grow locally, our wine regions (5 within an hour) and the waves of immigrants since WWII all contribute to a Mediterranean influenced sensibility both in our food and the way we eat.  And this is now being reflected in [...]

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