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#788335 - 10/18/12 06:40 AM Fun Greek Food and Drink Facts
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Hello everyone,

Just been looking at a few interesting facts about Greek food and I will be sharing some of the best ones with you.

For example, the Ancient Greeks were known to eat meals lying on their sides.

If you have any Greek food facts you would like to share then I would love to hear them.


Edited by Clare - Greek Food (10/31/12 06:32 AM)
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#788395 - 10/18/12 12:04 PM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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Did you know that the origins of Greek food date back more than 2000 years but in all time, the recipes we know and love have barely changed?


Edited by Clare - Greek Food (10/19/12 01:04 PM)
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#788597 - 10/19/12 01:28 PM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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The Greek Frappe (similar to an iced coffee) was invented by accident in 1957 at the Thessaloniki Trade Fair.
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#788789 - 10/21/12 12:15 PM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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Many ancient Greeks chose not to eat beans because it was widely believed that the souls of the dead were contained within


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#790038 - 10/29/12 08:33 AM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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One of the first ever cookbooks was written between 330 and 350 B.C by Sicilian Greek poet Archestratus. It was called Hedypatheia which means Life of Luxury.


Edited by Clare - Greek Food (10/29/12 08:39 AM)
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#790345 - 10/31/12 05:53 AM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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The ancient Greeks very rarely ate meat and the only time they might have done was when an animal was sacrificed to a god.
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#790698 - 11/02/12 04:26 AM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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In ancient Greece if a dinner party was held then women were typically not allowed to attend.


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#790699 - 11/02/12 04:31 AM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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Got a fact you would like to share? If so, please feel free to add it here smile
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#791029 - 11/04/12 04:35 AM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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Ancient Greek doctors sometimes used milk as a form of medicine
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#791166 - 11/05/12 08:24 AM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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Feta cheese is said to be around 6,000 years old which makes it one of the world's oldest cheeses.
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