Is ambrosia a salad? (From Homer's The Odyssey)
There is such a thing as ambrosia salad, but in classical mythology, ambrosia is the food of the gods, thought to grant immortality.
As she spoke she drew a table loaded with ambrosia beside him and mixed him some red nectar, so Mercury ate and drank till he had had enough, and then said . . .
From Homer's The Odyssey (Book V).