About Flora Shedden

Flora Shedden

Flora Shedden lives in Scotland. When she’s not studying for her Art History degree, Flora spends as much time as possible cooking, photographing, and writing. She writes a regular online column for The Scotsman. @florashedden

A slice of focaccia with olives and rosemary on a white plate with a knife resting beside it.

Focaccia with Olives and Rosemary

Dimpled with a lightly salted top, focaccia is a chewy and tender Italian bread that’s also impressively light and airy when made properly. This recipe shows you how.

A plate and a bowl of asparagus risotto with a fork resting beside the bowl.

Asparagus Risotto

An easy and surprisingly light riff on traditional risotto that manages to maintain all the rich, indulgent, creamy goodness of the Italian classic.