Download e-book for kindle: Afternoons in Ithaka by Spiri Tsintziras

By Spiri Tsintziras

ISBN-10: 0733332080

ISBN-13: 9780733332081

a captivating memoir of self-discovery, relatives, connection and the ability of a tomato. 'I have in mind crusty just-baked bread, rubbed with juicy tomato flesh, swimming in a puddle of thick eco-friendly olive oil. i'm seven years previous. I take a seat on a stool in my grandmother's apartment. it's the top of summer season in a beach village within the south of Greece. We little Aussies eat 'tomato sandwiches' because the relations chats and laughs and swats flies ...' From the 1st heady flavor of tomatoes on home-baked bread in her mother's village in Petalidi, to sitting at a taverna a few 30 years later in Ithaka together with her younger kinfolk, Spiri tsintziras is going on a culinary, artistic and religious trip that propels her backward and forward among Europe and Australia. those evocative, humorous and poignant tales discover how meals and tradition, language and track, and folks and their tales support to create a feeling of that means and identity.

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