The well-publicised Greek meltdown of a few years back has had the curious side effect that Athens – with all its local start-ups by bright young Athenians who would perhaps once have been lured elsewhere – is more exciting than ever! Thanks to the gorgeous Greek Mr. PANOS KOSTOUROS for introducing FANTASTIC MAN to the joys of one such local find. DAPHNIS AND CHLOE sells herbs that are exquisite to sniff, of course, and great for adding a bit of Mediterranean body to any dish. But they’re also diligently sourced and hand-picked in areas of Greece where they thrive naturally. So, there’s one kind of oregano from the island of Cephalonia, and a completely different one from Taygetus, whereas the sage depicted here hails from rugged Epirus. For the creatively blocked, each packet comes with at least one Greek recipe suggestion. Delicious!