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Recipe for Roman cream

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Roman kitchen utensils
Roman kitchen utensils

Cream recipe by Marcus Gavius Apicius, a gastronome from the times of Octavian Augustus and Tiberius.

In a chafing-dish put honey, pure wine, raisin wine, pine nuts, nuts, cooked spelt, add crushed and toasted hazelnuts and serve.

Apicius, De Re Coquinaria, VII 297

Author: Michał Szabłowski
  • Jean-Claude Fredouille, Guy Rachet, Cywilizacje śródziemnomorskie - leksykon

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