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Food and cooking in ancient Greece

Author: Clive Gifford; Paul Cherrill
Publisher: New York, NY : PowerKids Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The culture of ancient Greece was one ruled by art, philosophy, and architecture. The Greeks also enjoyed a Mediterranean diet rich in rich, olives and olive oil, figs, and cheeses. This book introduces readers to the culture of ancient Greece through their recipes and food-related customs.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Gifford; Paul Cherrill
ISBN: 9781615323388 1615323384 9781615323616 1615323619
OCLC Number: 405106276
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm.
Contents: The glorious Greeks --
Food from the farm --
The importance of olives --
Breakfast and lunch --
Evening meal --
Home cooking --
Seafood --
Rich and poor --
At the agora --
Trading by sea --
At the symposium --
Beliefs and worship --
Festivals and contests.
Responsibility: written by Clive Gifford ; illustrations by Paul Cherrill.

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The culture of ancient Greece was one ruled by art, philosophy, and architecture. The Greeks also enjoyed a Mediterranean diet rich in rich, olives and olive oil, figs, and cheeses. This book introduces readers to the culture of ancient Greece through their recipes and food-related customs.

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