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#793575 - 11/20/12 09:39 AM Greek Food Alphabet Game
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Hello everyone. Can you come up with a Greek food related item based on a specific letter of the alphabet? I'll start this off :

A is for Albacore Tuna

B is next so get posting smile
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#793581 - 11/20/12 09:50 AM Re: Greek Food Alphabet Game [Re: theraven]
FrankJBN Offline
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I'm not so sure I've ever seen tuna on the menu at my favorite Greek restaurant, but i've sure seen Baklava.

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#793587 - 11/20/12 10:01 AM Re: Greek Food Alphabet Game [Re: theraven]
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C
Cheese

next: 'D'
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#793588 - 11/20/12 10:02 AM Re: Greek Food Alphabet Game [Re: theraven]
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Hello Frank, thanks for posting. Albacore Tuna was used regularly by the Ancient Greeks but there are some restaurants which serve this today.


Edited by Clare - Greek Food (11/20/12 10:03 AM)
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#793593 - 11/20/12 10:10 AM Re: Greek Food Alphabet Game [Re: theraven]
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I'm not saying they don't serve it, just that it wasn't one of the dishes offered at my local. (My fave restaurant gone after eating Chef Mike's food for more than 25 years.)

Can we be more specific with our Greek food choices? Like D for Dolmathakia or Dolmades? Because if I asked for either of these (or even a baklava), I'd likely be directed to a Greek eatery.

If I asked for cheese or tuna, I might get sent to the Acme market.


Edited by Clare - Greek Food (11/20/12 10:24 AM)

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#793594 - 11/20/12 10:31 AM Re: Greek Food Alphabet Game [Re: theraven]
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Guess we're up to 'E' & I'll stop in at ACME Grocers to get my eggplant & eggs for the:

Eggplant Moussaka

next: 'F'
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#793596 - 11/20/12 10:34 AM Re: Greek Food Alphabet Game [Re: theraven]
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Frank had already provided Dolmathakia & Dolmades; thus, I came back with a somewhat appropriate 'E'
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#793603 - 11/20/12 10:43 AM Re: Greek Food Alphabet Game [Re: theraven]
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Had a connection delay there for a second, oops.

Fasolada
Next: G
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#793615 - 11/20/12 10:55 AM Re: Greek Food Alphabet Game [Re: theraven]
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G
Garithes Salata me Peponi (my local grocer has no idea what that means) ~ Shrimp Salad with Honeydew & Grapes

next: 'H



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#793666 - 11/20/12 02:12 PM Re: Greek Food Alphabet Game [Re: theraven]
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G is definitely an interesting one smile Mine is very simple, Hummus.

Next: I
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