While reading mythology, we learn that a dish very similar to the modern greek bean soup was offered for the first time as a sacrifice to Apollo, god of light and music.
The feast in his honor was named “Pianopsia” (Πυανόψια).
During this feast, which would take place on the 7th of October each year, the first harvest (beans, chickpeas, lentils, chestnuts, walnuts, almonds etc.) was offered.
Theseus was the first who established this custom, after safely returning from killing the Minotaur in Crete….