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#792450 - 11/12/12 04:01 PM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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Parsley dates back to the time of the Ancient Greeks. Rather than being eaten, the herb was added to funeral wreaths or used as a form of medicine. Known as petro (meaning stone) this was because it usually grew on rocky terrain.


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#792738 - 11/14/12 01:30 PM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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Olive oil was described as "liquid gold" by the poet Homer
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#792901 - 11/15/12 01:39 PM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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Wine does play an important part in a meal and it has been suggested that the drink was first introduced in Greece in 4000 B.C
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#792950 - 11/16/12 03:17 AM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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The pomegranate was called the "apple of love" after the goddess Aphrodite was said to have planted the very first tree. This fruit continues to play a part in family tradition and is present at different events such as Christmas and weddings. It is a symbol of good luck and prosperity.


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#793226 - 11/18/12 01:57 PM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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Some Greek parties involve games for guests and one of these could be bobbing for olives smile


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#793444 - 11/19/12 11:32 AM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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It is possible to make soap using olive oil
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#794105 - 11/25/12 03:43 AM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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Drinking wine neat was once considered barbaric and therefore it was watered down before serving.
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#795378 - 12/06/12 02:58 AM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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The physician Hippocrates used olive oil to treat some ailments as it was believed to have healing powers.
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#795379 - 12/06/12 03:00 AM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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The physician Hippocrates used olive oil to treat some ailments as it was believed to have healing powers.
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#796364 - 12/17/12 06:34 AM Re: Fun Greek Food Facts [Re: theraven]
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Greece is the third largest producer of olives in the world (Spain and Italy hold first and second place)


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