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What did children in Ancient Greek eat/drink!?
Well Iknow food in Ancient Greek is a lot like food toaday!. They would eat fish and a lot of the same vegetables so I'm guessing they ate what a normal child would eat today right!? Alos what did children drink!? Like were they allowed to drink wine!? Or did they drink mostly water!?Www@QuestionHome@Com
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I would think they would eat mostly the same diet as the adults!. Bread, of course, in the form or barley cakes, or bread made from soft white flour!. A lot of vegetables, like aspargus, fennel, celery, and various kinds of lettuce and other salads!. Mushrooms were popular, as were onions and cabbage!. There was plenty of fruit, especially, apples, pears, cherries, plums, and figs!. Walnuts and beechnuts were popular!. Olives were an important part of the diet, eaten fresh or pickled, and used in many savoury dishes!. lots of fish and shellfish, and meat, especially lamb, pork and goat!. Sausages were popular, cooked sausages were sold on trays in the streets of Athens!. Honey was often used as sweetener, they would have had cakes and biscuits (cookies) made with honey, and puddings with honey sauce!. Honey would be poured over pancakes!.
They may have drunk wine, since children in mediterranean countries today are often started on wine very young, usually diluted with water!. They might also have drunk milk, probably goats milk!. Probably they drank plain water as well, especially if they were poor children!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
flat breads, olives, some honey based foods, crops, nuts, anything easy to get!. I'd say just water :)Www@QuestionHome@Com