First impact with this country is at the restaurant. Tali greets us with a culinary welcome that shocks our minds and fills our tummies, such are the flavors, looks, taste and smoothnness and crunchiness, which – considering the constipated food manners and generosity of Ryanair – we enjoy quite a lot.
From this moment on it will be a pleasant and tasty sequel of freshly made hummus, masabacha, kawarma, falafel, tahini, kanafeh, baba ganoush, shakshuka, lechem bread, meatballs and sweet potatoes, and…
Touring a souk is always an unexpectedely joyful and enriching experience.
Oliver, English, in his mid-sixties, says Brexit is something good and holy, because, I mean, what was the point of the UE but making the poor poorer and the rich richer? Starves the people that’s all it does .
I say food tastes less and less like what it used to taste, take tomatoes for instance, or oranges or bananas, which here have maintained their strong identities, without need to fight. Every time I travel the world it is a whole new epiphany for me, I take a bite and I am brought back to my childhood. In Guayakil, years ago, in a friend’s parillada I wept over a lousy (so to speak) slice of grilled beef.