Courgette patties with feta & dill


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Pomegranates & Artichokes: Recipes and memories of a journey from Iran to Italy

By Saghar Setareh

Published 2023

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On the drive from the airport to where I was staying with friends, Athens felt a lot like Mashhad in Iran, the city of my mother where I went to school. In the markets of Athens, however, I felt I was back in Tehran, in the Tajrish bazaar, going back home after a long day. The cafés reminded me of Istanbul, and the majestic ancient ruins — Western civilisation’s foundation stones — of Rome.

More than anywhere else perhaps, Athens felt like home. The concept of a fluid and multiple h