Tessa Kiros was born in London to a Finnish mother and a Greek-Cypriot father. She has lived in South Africa, London, Sydney, Athens and Mexico and is now based in Tuscany, Italy. Her cooking is influenced by her childhood experiences and a life of travel and exploration in various parts of the world. Tessa has collected and created her unique recipes over many years and continues to share special memories and moments with her readers along with wonderful, eclectic food. This is Tessa's fourth book and her previous titles are all available now from Murdoch Books.