My Blog 2022

Early Autumn, sees me well involved in my passion to promote local food of good providence, supporting Veg in a Box in Devon with their new Devon Recipes.  Great fun getting the brain cells active and the taste buds engaged with some fantastic local produce.  try then out and see if you live within a raius of Exeter/Plymouth.

Late Summer  

Well 2022 just keeps on giving!  In these strange times it is lovely to go somewhere and feel safe and happy to eat there  Much like the swallows we flew south to Mainland Greece, where the sea and sun were warm.  Fresh foods abundant and used by the local Tavernas to create the delicious meals that we ate whilst out there.  Nothing tastes better than picking and eating a fresh fig from the tree, warmed by the late summer sun.  Despite the obvious restrictions, life goes on and felt surprisingly normal as we were able to eat outside and whilst the waiters wore masks it wasnt the only topic of conversation like it has become in the \UK.  Greece have handled this crisis incredibly well, they should be proud of themselves and to be honest it felt much better being in Greece than here.  I hasten to add the area we stay isnt full of nighlife, groups of partygoers it is plain and simple Greece off the beaten track, where the few words of Greek go a long way you may arrive a visitor but you will leave as a friend and over years become accepted as "Our English Family" - Filoxenia is their way of life and what they have they will share with you.   



greece, the mainland thankfully covid instructions and whilst taking it seriously were still living their we havent had to self isolate.  It all felt quite normal and safe there and I can happily report that the area where wew stayed was very compliant with the