raspberry tiramisu

I’m back home in Australia for a couple of months, a blissfully extended holiday with the family before a busy and exciting book tour! It’s been a long time since I’ve spent Christmas and New Year’s here, let alone my mother’s January birthday, so I wanted to create a very special birthday cake for her. Around this time, the raspberry bush – taking over a large... Read More

Osteria in Chianti

{UPDATE: We have sold out! To be on the waiting list or to be the first to know of our next retreat, send me an email at info@emikodavies.com} We have spent so long talking about what we would do if we had a handful of days to show people our favourite food and wine experiences and finally, finally we are taking a deep breath and putting it out there — our first culinary retreat together,... Read More

christmas Tuscan recipes

Some of my favourite ingredients from the Maremma, in southern Tuscany, are also those flavours that I love at Christmas — I’m talking about chestnuts, dried figs, nuts and chocolate, and game like guinea fowl. They are ingredients that make this season’s table feel special yet not over the top. I’d rather be comforted by a Christmas meal than overwhelmed by one and these dishes,... Read More

Valdirose-orecchiette

It’s been over a year in the making (more if you count the ones where this idea was taking shape in my mind!) and there are still another three months to wait but I couldn’t resist giving you a peek at the behind the scenes of the making of my upcoming cookbook, Tortellini at Midnight, which will be released in the UK, US and Australia in March 2019. Like Florentine and Acquacotta... Read More

chicken-and-ricotta-polpette

Disclaimer: you shouldn’t actually cook one-handed, especially if you’ve got a baby in the other arm. But I admit, as a mother of two with a partner who works nights, that I’ve tried it. If you’ve ever been alone, trapped under a sleeping baby or limited due to holding an ‘unputdownable’ baby (I’m sure that’s a word, this is a small child who won’t... Read More