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Re: Re: Haggis

Margaret, the dish I forced my b-in-law to fork over was delicious.  And I
love REAL gyros.  Here the gyros are mainly made of seasoned beef.  Good,
but not the real thing.

> [Original Message]
> From: Margaret Lauterbach <melauter@earthlink.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 12/15/2002 9:42:59 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: Haggis
> I hope you don't think that's typical of Greek food, Kitty.  I ate a lot
> Greek food when we lived in Michigan and had Greek friends, but never was 
> served anything remotely like your description.  My Greek friend did tell 
> me she was invited to a Greek friend's house for dinner one evening, and 
> they loaded a roasted sheep's head, eyes intact, onto the table, she
> to her feet and ran home.  Her family never ate that kind of meal. 
Margaret L
> >Sounds similar to something I had once in Toronto.  Went to an authentic
> >Greek restaurant.  Asked the waiter to suggest something, because the
> >was written in Greek.  He suggested his favorite.  I said, "What is it?"
> >He said, "Is meat".  "What kind of meat?", I asked.  "Is lamb, how you
> >Delicacy.  Very Good.", he says.  He'd just gotten off the boat and
> >have much of a grasp of the language yet.  So I ended up with tripe,
> >entrails, brains, what-have-you, stuffed into a casing wrapped in cabbage
> >leaves or something.  Still not knowing, though, I tried it and just
> >upchucked right there.  I made my brother-in-law trade plates with me
> >because the b...d knew what I was getting (he speaks Greek) and just sat
> >there being of no help at all.
> >
> >Kitty
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