Siren Feats: A History of Food and Gastronomy in Greece

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Routledge, 1996 - Cooking - 320 pages
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Cheese, wine, honey and olive oil -- four of Greece's best known contributions to culinary culture -- were already well known four thousand years ago. Remains of honeycombs and of cheeses have been found under the volcanic ash of the Santorini eruption of 1627 BC. Over the millennia, Greek food diversified and absorbed neighbouring traditions, yet retained its own distinctive character.

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Unlike his other books on food history, you can tell Siren Feasts is Dalby's magnum opus. It is INCREDIBLY detailed, which is why it has taken me so long to read because I kept falling asleep while ... Read full review

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THE WAY THESE PEOPLE SACRIFICE
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THE GARDENS OF ALCINOUS
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Food and gastronomy of the classical Aegean
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