My Shakespearean Greek Salad @ Tokyo

Salt is associated with salad because vegetables were seasoned with brine or salty oil-and-vinegar dressings during Roman times. The phrase “salad days” refers to a “time of youthful inexperience” on notion of being “green.” It is first recorded by Shakespeare in 1606.

The phrase was coined in Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra in 1606. In the speech at the end of Act One in which Cleopatra is regretting her youthful dalliances with Julius Caesar she says: my salad days, When I was green in judgment, cold in blood…

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The idea of a greek salad in Tokyo is refreshing and makes us prepared for a journey there. It’s simple to find top ingredients in Tokyo, such as ripe fruit tomatoes, some spring opinion and small crunchy Japanese cucumbers. The cheese is imported Greek feta and that’s what makes the salad, a fatty intense cheese taste with crispy crunchy vegetables.

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