① memo 20171010 ~ Kritama ~ Last month on the balcony of tavern ‘Karagatsi’ in the natural port of Damouchari at the rocky Pelion coast , Mrs Kaiti – an imaginative cook – and mother of Apostolos Vainopoulos who runs the tavern – selects ‘Kritama’ – the editable , wild , salt-tolerant , plant with succulent salty leaves that flourishes on the rocky, salt-sprayed cliffs and beaches in Greece. Later Anna served us that simple Kritama salad to taste.

Wet Feet

① memo 20171009 ~ Wet Feet ~ Glasswort ( Salicornia ; dutch ‘Zeekraal’) , salt-tolerant plants (halophytes) on the Green Beach (Groene Strand) west of the village West-Terschelling on the frisian isle Terschelling , in the dutch Wadden Sea