‘I love to cook here and enjoy filling the space with cookware picked up on my travels,’ says Paola. Flashes of colour come from Chinese red pendant lights, a professional meat slicer and the stacks and stacks of recipe books.
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The terrace is edged with cement tanks planted with succulents, cacti and Paola’s collection of edible plants. Two 19th-century Thai bronze armchairs provide grand garden seating.
Get the look English Salvage sells ornate vintage garden chairs.