Reema Islam

This blog is named as a legacy to my home based catering company where I served healthy soups & salads, while running a recipe column under the same name in a local newspaper. The name represents my birth place, the Mediterranean city of Benghazi, amidst olive trees and & a love for all things fresh! I recently returned from a 2 year stint of living on the island of Crete, studying Heritage Management, while reviving my love for fresh produce. I now focus on food, specifically the heritage that surrounds it. I do however remain footloose, eating my way through different cultures! :)


After the Romans had long left England, the Celtic Samhain, which actually means “summer’s end” merged with the Roman festival celebrating end of season in honor of the goddess of harvesting, Pomona, celebrated on 1st November.

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