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By Spiri Tsintziras

a captivating memoir of self-discovery, relatives, connection and the facility of a tomato. 'I bear 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 sit down on a stool in my grandmother's residence. it's the peak of summer time in a seashore village within the south of Greece. We little Aussies consume 'tomato sandwiches' because the kin 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 family members, Spiri tsintziras is going on a culinary, artistic and non secular trip that propels her backward and forward among Europe and Australia. those evocative, humorous and poignant tales discover how nutrition and tradition, language and track, and other people and their tales support to create a feeling of that means and identity.

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