January 2, 2013

Central Market, Athens. October, 2011

Greek olives. Lots of them. I live in a neighborhood with many Middle Eastern food markets, each of them offering about six different olive varieties. But even so, I was not prepared for the great assortment of them here in the ancient city’s central market. (Mercifully, the produce section is outdoors. The more chaotic fish and meat sections are crammed inside a building in which there were so many people, we just had to go with the flow, literally.) Nearby, vendors offering many varieties and thicknesses of yogurt of which we bought the thickest. And then there’s the feta....

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