Mixed Melon Salad with Prosciutto, Mint & Verjuice Dressing

Mixed Melon Salad with Prosciutto, Mint & Verjuice Dressing Serves 4 A little twist on the traditional slices of melon wrapped with prosciutto. This is a perfect salad for barbecues, summer nights and when juicy sweet melons are…

Cold Roast Chicken with Fennel & Lemon

Cold Roast Chicken with Fennel & Lemon Serves 4 Hot or cold this is a delicious recipe. The marinade works well with fish, chicken, pork and vegetables and can be made up ahead of time. 4 x 200g chicken breasts 2 tsp fennel seeds Zest…

Zucchini Tart

Zucchini Tart Serves 6-8 Rustic in style and bold in flavor, this is one of those great throw together dishes for when you don't have much in the cupboard. Using good quality bread will make a difference to the flavour, you can also…

Spinach & Parmigianino Pie from Lucca

Spinach & Parmigianino Pie from Lucca Serves 4-6 This is a recipe from my cook book “My Taste of Sicily” and although it is here in the pages of Tuscan cooking you can find variations of this all over Italy and even in Spain…

Cannelloni Piacenza Style

Cannelloni Piacenza Style Serves 4 Crispelle are “crepes” in a word and are delicious in this lighter style cannelloni. The ricotta cooks almost like a soufflé and is light fluffy and delicious. If you want to cut out some of the…

Panzanella Salad

Panzanella Salad Panzanella or panmolle is a Tuscan salad of bread and tomatoes popular in the summer, although the Panzanella was based on onions, not tomatoes, until the 20th century. Now the modern panzanella is generally made of stale…

Florentine Apple and Almond Tart

Florentine Apple and Almond Tart Serves 6-8 There is nothing better than this simple delicious tart absolutely bursting with apples. The delicious combination of almonds and the use of lemon zest is iconic of the types of simple desserts…

Holiday and Travel Show

Travellers will be lining up and be told where to go at the Holiday and Travel Show, Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd March from 10 til 4pm in Brisbane. The Show will showcase the best holiday destinations, travel packages and offers available…

Join me in Sicily in June

  The Shalai Tour – Eastern Sicily & The Aeolian Islands  This holiday of a lifetime will implode your senses as you discover rich ancient historic sites, pristine turquoise beaches, and white-washed coastal villas while…

A Taste of Spain Tour – Catalonia

If visiting a country rich in art, history and flavour is on your bucket list, then decide to take my "Taste of Spain" tour, with like-minded people and myself, departing in September 2014. You’ll learn firsthand how make delicious tapas…

The Big Story - Sicily

The Courier Mail's the Big Escape story: One of the best articles about Sicily... Book now into the The Shalai Tour to receive $1000 off per couple on my 15-day all inclusive tour! Limited places left. If you have any reservations about joining…
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The Scoop A Taste of Tuscany - My City Life

Melissa Loh is one of The City's top foodie bloggers extraordinaire. My City Life was invited to sample the delights of this event, and Melissa was definitely the perfect person for this Tuscan task.