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Ancient Egyptian Cuisine

The climate dictated the kind of food that has formed part of the Egyptian cuisine. The bread was an important part of the kitchen. This bread has been prepared solely from emmer wheat. At times, barley was also used. An interesting fact is that bread was available in 30 different forms. Called pita bread round, there was also bread was baked in the shape of animals or birds. At times, this bread also included some healthy fillings.  
 
 Ancient Egyptian Cuisine
 
 This may be appointed to be the first signs of sandwich seen here! The bread was often eaten with vegetables. This included celery, lettuce, cucumber, green onions, etc. Garlic has been used mainly. Ancient Egyptian cuisine also included pulses, chickpeas, cabbage, turnips, lentils and beans. Sometimes vegetables like celery were eaten raw. Fruits also an important part of ancient Egyptian cuisine.  
 
The grapes are the most popular among all. The ancient Egyptians also ate figs and dates. Beef, honey, coconut, antelope, gazelle meat, fancy cakes, peaches and apples are also appreciated by the rich of Egypt. Brewing and bread are two closely related processes in ancient Egypt (as in many other cultures). Beer wort provided that the choke up bread - and leftover bread could go beer with barley ground.
 
 It is speculated that the Egyptians were the first to discover leavened bread. Beer was the national drink made from barley. To improve the taste the Egyptians would add spices and it was usually stored in clay jars marked. Wine for the upper classes was made from local vineyards. After the harvest has been gathered, the workers tread the grapes and the juice collected. Other wines were made from pomegranates or plums.
 
Cooking were mainly carried out on an open fire with cooking in clay ovens. Egyptians cooked their food by cooking, boiling, baking and frying same food. Sure, some of their fruits and vegetables were eaten raw. The ancient Egyptians also used for baking clay ovens. Sugar was something that was not really known to the ancient Egyptians. Honey has been used as a sweetener where poor dates used as a way to sweeten foods.  
 
Utensils and equipment included such items as storage jars, bowls, pots, pans, ladles, sieves, and whisks. Most people used earthenware dishes, while the rich dishes used in bronze, silver and gold. All ate with their fingers. Sesame seeds, honey, fruit, butter and herbs were commonly added to the pulp to add flavor.
 
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Ancient Egyptian Cuisine

Ancient Egyptian Cuisine

Ancient Egyptian Cuisine


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