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Ancient Greeks

Happy Tuesday! I wanted to share with you the importance of the ancient Greek diet. Below you will find some useful information on the ancient Greek diet, and a lentil recipe. 

Ancient Greek Diet

The names of foods, cooking methods, and basic ingredients have drastically changed over time. But certain foods still remain the same like, bread, olive oil, and wine. 

The ancient Greeks had a very basic and healthy cuisine. The main ingredients included: wheat flour, honey, wine, olive oil, and fruit. Greece was ranked top to having a “fusion” cuisine dating back to 350 b.c.

Did You Know…

The very first cook book was written by a Greek food gourmet, Archestratos, in 330 B.C. 

 

Eat & Drink Like A Greek

 

 Healthy Ancient Greek Recipe

Lentil Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

Directions:

Boil the dry lentils over low heat with enough water to cover them.

Add the leeks and the fresh cilantro.

In a small bowl mix the mint, black pepper, add to the soup.

Let it simmer until the lentils are soft, add vinegar and olive oil to taste

Kali Orexi!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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