Mini city guide – Milan

When I lived in Sydney I used to think that her architecture reflected the desire to look out: to gaze upon the drunken beauty of the harbour.  While Melbourne, being more geographically staid, was more inward looking, turning back towards the facades of buildings, toward their inner being. Rome too is like a diva, a languorous Loren or Ekland, her own appeal oozing amongst the decay, and … Continue reading Mini city guide – Milan

Autumn recipes from Milan

This time 5 years ago I was in Milan with my wonderfully talented friend Robyn Lea, researching the food element for her stunning book Milan: Discovering Food, Fashion and Family in a Private City.  It was an unforgettable experience; being introduced to this complex and sophisticated urban world by an insider, we went from one restaurant to another, met icons of the Milanese cultural scene and … Continue reading Autumn recipes from Milan