No one captures the spirit and soul of a place quite like Tessa Kiros. Her bestselling cookbooks Twelve, Falling Cloudberries, Apples for Jam, Piri Piri Starfish and Venezia have taken lovers of food and armchair travellers on adventures in her favourite places. Who better than Tessa to take you on a colourful and magical journey into the kitchens of her friends and family, cataloguing the traditional Greek foods for festivals, feast days and fasting in her own enchanting way.
About the Author
Tessa Kiros was born in London to a Finnish mother and a Greek-Cypriot father. The family moved to South Africa when she was four, and at the age of 18, Tessa set off to travel and learn all she could about the world's cultures and traditions, and new ways of living and eating. She has cooked at London's The Groucho Club and in Sydney, Athens and Mexico. On a trip to Italy to study the language and food she met her husband Giovanni, and now lives in Tuscany.