Emiko Davies

Emiko Davies is a food writer, photographer and illustrator who Amanda Hesser calls the "Renaissance Woman for the Internet Era". She lived in Florence, Italy, for seven years where she nurtured her love of regional Italian cuisine and now calls Australia's food capital, Melbourne, her home.



This is a vegetarian version, but if you want to make this more substantial, use beef stock as the base and 50 grams of pancetta in the pan with the onion.

Super Fresh Bruschetta

Super Fresh Bruschetta

Tasty tomatoes are paramount to a good bruschetta. There is nothing like picking tomatoes fresh off the vine and eating them instantly.

Tuscan Zabaione

This old fashioned Italian dessert – a more adult version of innocent custard – should be on every cook’s repertoire.

The Truth About Florentines

Florentines are enormously popular cookies world-wide, but a visit to the best of Florence’s pastry shops for these cookies will leave you empty-handed.