The Roman cookery of Apicius: a treasury of gourmet recipes & herbal cookery

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Hartley & Marks, 1984 - Cooking - 322 pages
From ancient Italy, the first gourmet cookbook of the world, with over 360 original recipes presented beside their easy to follow modern versions. Features unique ways with herbs & spices, & numerous refreshing, healthful combinations of ingredients: meats of all kinds, vegetables, grains, fish, seafoods, fruits, nuts, wines, cheeses, & a wealth of easily prepared sauces. With quotations from Roman food writers, handsome drawings, & historical introduction.

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This is an amazing book in which John Edwards translates the 1st century Apicius's ' On Cookery ' and adapts the recipes for the 21st century. As ' Dormice cooked in honey ' was a favourite one is ... Read full review

Contents

book seven The Gourmet 147
182
book ten The Fisherman
259
The Excerpts of Apicius
281
ROMAN WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
303
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