Skye McAlpine

Skye McAlpine

Literaty Agent

Skye spends the majority of her time in Venice, where she writes, photographs and teaches cookery workshops. She is the author of a successful blog, From My Dining Table, and contributes regularly to publications from around the world, including Food52The Sunday Times, the Guardian, the Saturday TelegraphVanity FairCondé Nast Traveler and Corriere della SeraA Table in Venice is her first book.


Skye McAlpine @SkyeMcAlpine

Ten years today. Love you always anthonysantospirito

Landed in Venice for a fleeting few days. A heavenly lunch of scampi and baby artichokes with romilly_mca; errands and meetings this afternoon; and supper with friends tonight. So lovely to be back: just wish my boys…

Sunshine peaking through our bathroom window. What a lovely start to the week! @benpentreath

My favourite kind of Saturday lunch: long and lazy and with the very loveliest of company. Roast chicken with anthonysantospirito’s scrumptious roast Ratte potatoes, fennel gratin, and a red chicory salad drenched…

Accidentally vegan recipes in today’s sundaytimesfood: poached peaches in lemon syrup; pasta with basil and almond pesto; sweet peppers with breadcrumbs; and wild rice salad with pomegranate and pistachios.

The last, sun kissed and deliciously happy days of the summer holidays. Today we drove our little boat out to the sleepy island of Mazzorbo. Lunch was under a shady pergola: fried seafood followed by sweet biscuits,…

Weekend mood and exciting things happening in the kitchen. #lunchtime #frommydiningtable

A happy afternoon spent running errands. #summerinvenice #viewoverthegrandcanal

One of my favourite recipes from ‘A Table In Venice’, most especially in the warm summer months: poached langoustines with sunny saffron mayonnaise. #atableinvenice #classic

When you treat yourself to syrupy poached peaches and thick Greek yogurt for breakfast. #favouritemealoftheday #recipetesting

Simple, summery salads (and a savoury tart) to enjoy along with your bbq in my column for the sundaytimesfood today. Fennel and lemon salad; baby mozzarella with fresh, sweet mint; slow cooked red peppers with black…

Breakfast of dreams. Most especially the custard filled doughnut on top of the pile. #holidays #ladolcevita

Flowers from the garden sitting on our hall table, amongst the sea of keys, sun glasses and general life clutter. Make me smile every time I walk through the door.

Matching in summery blue stripes. Achille fast asleep on my chest, hiding from the hot sun under his (too) big sun hat. #summerinvenice #onemonthold

Simple, but blissfully indulgent Summer recipes (all of which you can make ahead) in my sundaytimesfood column today: cold roasted salmon with saffron mayonnaise; zucchine carpaccio with a dash of salty pecorino…

Early morning stroll before the heat of the day sets in. romilly_mca #secretvenice #summertime

Shades of glorious pink and the prettiest peonies I’ve ever seen. @pfitzherbert #myfavouritecolour #lavieenrose

One of my all time favourite recipes: orecchiette pasta with a devilishly creamy broccoli and cauliflower sauce. I can’t tell you how comforting this is to eat. Recipe in the sundaytimesfood archives.…

House move and baby in the same week: it’s been a busy and overwhelmingly exciting few days. Heaven to spend this weekend at home just pottering, unpacking boxes and not doing very much at all. #sunday

One week and two days old today. A bundle of bonny joy and the newest and member of our family: Achille Lorenzo Santospirito. #babyboy