Elena invites readers to learn about her birthplace, upbringing, and family. Not only will you become familiar with Greek Cypriot culture, and feel very hungry as you taste and smell the food the author so vividly describes. Focusing on the importance of her extended family. Elena emphasizes the value of food when it comes to creating pleasant family memories, the emotional significance of pursuing our dreams, and how essential it is to pass on our traditions to the younger generation. Serving as both a loving memoir and a deeply intimate tale, and the abundance of photographs as well as the collection of family recipes help make it rich and fulling experience.