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Food & Drink Writer, Journalist, Presenter

2 February 2015
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There are so many memories. But I do have strong ones of a wonderful lunch on a strangely grey and cool day at Perigiali restaurant on Stegna Beach, Rhodes, where we ate pearly wrasse fish, cooked in garlic and vinegar, and raw sea urchin roe on toast, surrounded by dozens of tiny kittens, watching us imploringly, begging for scraps.

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Teacher

1 January 2015
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My wife and I fell in love with the Greek Islands during our honeymoon, which was a romantic return to the post-collegiate experience each of us enjoyed, albeit separately, on the American version of “The Grand Tour” – a summer of backpacking across Europe.

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Culinary Expert, TV presenter

11 November 2014
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I have travelled all over Greece, from top to bottom and side to side. I can’t say I can single out one place. I love them all with the same passion: the bald boulders of Crete, the fir trees of Pertouli, the vast plains of Thessaly, the beaches on the islands. It’s something like what the poet Seferis said: “Wherever I go, Greece wounds me,” in the sense of the sweetest memory.

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