1. a rich or abundant meal
2. a sumptuous entertainment or meal for many guests
3. something highly agreeable
4. to have or partake of a feast; eat sumptuously
5. to dwell with gratification or delight
6. feast one's eyes: to gaze with great joy, admiration or relish
Hi, I'm Nicola and thank you for reading my blog. I have been cooking for friends and family for many years but this is my first step into writing about it. My husband is an experienced food taster and pot washer; our daughter Jessica loves to mix, beat and stir.
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Monthly Archives: August 2012
For the last in our Ancient Greece series we looked at more frugal food – poorer people cooked with legumes such as lentils. This soup is filling; the five cloves of garlic ensure its not bland. And finally – a … Continue reading
This week we made a snack eaten by men at symposia – honey sesame fritters. Symposia were Ancient Greek drinking parties and we agreed these sweet, greasy American style pancakes would be just the thing to help soak up the excess … Continue reading
This recipe comes from Art of Cookery, a cookbook written by an ancient Greek called Mithaecus. The original recipe had one line: gut, cut off head and discard, rinse, serve with olive oil and cheese. We’ve done a little bit more!