Horta (Χόρτα)

Horta, Wild Dandelion greens

There are some things which are simply, quintessentially, Greek.  Your mother insisting that you not leave the house with wet hair, to avoid pneumonia, is one.  Having several members of your family with the same first name,  sometimes paired with the same last name, is another.  Calling anyone who is even remotely related to you, your cousin, is yet another.  And horta-picking…well, that is one, perfect, Greek thing.

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