Ancient Greek biscuits

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Appears in
Wild Weed Pie: A Lifetime of Recipes

By Janni Kyritsis and Roberta Muir

Published 2006

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In The Classical Cookbook by Andrew Dalby and Sally Grainger, Chrysippus of Tyana is quoted, describing Cretan cakes called gastris that were made by roasting and pounding sweet and bitter almonds, hazelnuts and poppy seeds with boiled hon