Enticing Flavors and Savors: The Long Tradition of Mediterranean Food
Still life with onions and tomatoes by Catherine M. Wood, 1891
The weather is hot, but you feel the light breeze on your cheeks. It comes from the sea. Tiny waves are playing with the sun’s rays on the surface. Sitting somewhere in the palm shades, you’re enjoying the taste of that lemon drink filled with ice cubes. It’s so refreshing. And the smell of the salt mixed with the spices someone put on the grilling food is entering your nose and completely overwhelms you.
The month of June brings so many flavors and savors of summer. And those Mediterranean, symphony of warmth and delight remind me especially of summer. And that’s why I decided to explore the history of those tantalizing, sun-kissed flavors.
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