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Ancient Egypt Food

By Egyking
Egypt is in Africa and the Middle East. The ancient name of Egypt is "black earth" Kemet meaning. He received his name due to the fertility of black soil found in the plains of the Nile River flowing through Egypt.
Egypt is also known for its historical monuments such as the Giza pyramid complex and even the Egyptian civilization holds a lot of importance.
 Ancient Egypt Food
Egypt is a country with a political and cultural significance for the Middle East. Egypt gets its English name from various sources such as Egypt word French, Latin and Greek Aegyptus Aigyptos old. The basic diet of the population has remained the same for a long time. 
The diet of ancient Egyptians consisted of bread and beer with vegetables such as onions, garlic, fruits such as date and fig. Meat and wine were consumed by everyone in general, on some occasions, while the rich, he very frequently. Meat, fish and poultry consumed even were either with salt or dried, cooked or roasted, grilled or even.
 The ancient Egyptians ate with their hands. Social status of an individual is a decisive factor in the food he can eat. The wealthy could afford a large variety of food while the poor were forced to stick to normal food, they could afford. Beer and wine were the usual beverages for all classes.
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 Ancient Egypt Food
The diet of the poor was bread, onions and fish again. The beer was a drink that is normally consumed. The meat was rarely consumed. However, these restrictions do not appear in the case of the rich. They usually have more than fifteen types of bread. Commonly used vegetables were lentils, peas, lettuce, cucumber, onions.
Extracted honey bees has been used instead of sugar. Animals such as cattle, goats, sheep and pigs were the main source of obtaining meat. The rich man also had the luxury of eating dates, grapes, melons, apricots and pomegranates. Banquets were held by the rich as butter and cheese was served. They also had dancers who entertained guests.

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