Monthly Archives: May 2011

Did Genghis Khan’s Soldiers Eat Tabbouleh?

Did Genghis Khan’s Soldiers Eat Tabbouleh?   No, probably not exactly. The tomato was not known to them, but bulgur, green onions and parsley were.   My previous post was a lowcarb recipe for tabbouleh, and as written there – … Continue reading

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Tabbouleh for a LowCarb Life

Tabbouleh for a LowCarb Life Tabbouleh is a Levantine Arabic word which means “little spicy”. It is traditionally a salad made of bulgur, finely chopped parsley, tomato and spring onion dressed with lemon juice and olive oil. Bulgur is a … Continue reading

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Columella Loved Making Moretum

Columella Loved Making Moretum   During the reign of the notorious emperor Nero there lived a man in Rome called Lucius Junius Moderatus Columella.   He was born AD 4 and died ca AD 70. In the first part of … Continue reading

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Two Births on the Island of Cyprus

Two Births on the Island of Cyprus  The legend tells that Aphrodite was born out of the foam of the waves on the coast of Cyprus. Her father was Uranus, the primal Greek god personifying the sky.   Aphrodite is … Continue reading

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