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Ancient Greek Cuisine – Legumes and cereals

The relatively large-scale consumption of legumes and cereals is another nutritional characteristic that markedly sets apart ancient Greeks from other European peoples. Legumes and cereals were the fare of the poor and constituted the dietary basis for the majority of Greeks who could not often afford expensive meat, both in ancient and more recent times. […]

Byzantine cuisine – Cereals

Egypt had always been the chief grain supplier to the great empires of thr Eastern Mediterranean, both the Byzantine and Roman. When Egypt fell into the hands of the Arabs at the turn of the 7th century BC, the plains of Thrace took its place as the chief source of grain for the region. In […]

What Did the Ancient Greeks Eat

Question: What Did the Ancient Greeks Eat? Answer:The foods of ancient Greece were similar to foods we eat today, but did not include many that have become important parts of modern Greek cooking. For example, tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and bananas didn’t arrive in Greece until after the discovery of the Americas in the 15th century, because […]

Ancient Greek Cuisine

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Byzantine Cuisine

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Greek Food And Drink Glossary

Now, when you entertain people to a Greek meal, you can impress them with your knowledge of Greek! The letters in bold italics show where the accent should go when you pronounce it. almond – ameegdalo (soft d) aniseed – anitho apple – meelo apricot – vereekoko artichoke – aggeenara (hard g) asparagus – sparangee (hard […]

Veal with Vegetables for Babies

Introducing babies to meat dishes starts with puréed combinations of very lean meats and simple easy-to-digest vegetables. This veal dish is is suitable for babies from 6 months of age and up. Ingredients: 1/4 pound of lean veal, cut in very small pieces 4 cups of water 1 medium-small potato, peeled, cut in half 1 […]

Greek soups

Soups with Meat Soups with out meat With pulse Lentil Soup (Soupa Fakes) Lentil Soup (Soupa Fakes) recipe 2 Fasolada soup recipe1 Fasolada soup recipe2 Classic White Bean Soup – Fassolatha Fava – A purée of yellow split peas Cranberry Bean Soup with Chervil and Onions Split Pea Puree Sandorinis – Fava Sandorinia Chickpea Soup – Soupa […]