Thursday, April 19, 2007

Frappe: What Is It Good For?

This is the best little article I ever read about Frappe, the Greek national drink:

Constantinopoulos, whose book is titled “Frappe Nation” (Editions Potamos, 2006, $42.95), believe Greeks’ relationship with the drink is rooted in their centuries-old thirst for public dialogue and social interaction.

“It doesn’t have to do with quality or quantity, but it is more about the way people sit and enjoy,” said Constantinopoulos, who claims the average person takes 93 minutes to drink a frappe.(
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Anonymous Katerina said...

These are excellent notes! Constantinopoulos has made a great job with this book. If you'd like some online resources about frappe maybe you could check out my little frappe page:
There you'll also find some variations of the classic frappe too

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