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Moussaka. Deliciously vegan…and with a gluten-free Bechamel…

I love Greece.  I have spent many glorious times there.  Exploring the islands…. walking the hills … savouring the food…. soaking up the atmosphere…. and all the while; time seeming to stand still… sigh…

Before I get on to the recipe … which worked out exceptionally well btw.,  I thought I’d share just a few of my sketches from my old greek diaries… I remember so well hot summer afternoons, (when sensible people were having a siesta lol) ….wandering around finding shady places to sit, with a view to sketch….

The only place that provided no shade whatsoever, was the paralysingly hot bus station….where we were obliged to wait.  No movement…. no sound…. just us….in the hot sun…waiting…. hoping…

 Finally, out of nowhere a driver would appear and a bus would rattle noisily to life.  Everyone piled on, and we took off over the hills, windows open….and the scent of thyme and rosemary coming in with the breeze…. heady days…. Continue reading “Moussaka. Deliciously vegan…and with a gluten-free Bechamel…”