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Re: Recreating ancient recipes
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2019, 10:44:57 AM »
If Egyptian bread was in fact 'tangy and delicious', one can understand the Greeks referring to the Egyptians as 'arthophagi', 'bread-eaters', in describing their significant per capita daily bread intake.  And one can understand the significant per capita daily bread intake.
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