Product page for facsimile of Apicio, Apicio De Re Coquinaria Facsimile Apicio De re coquinaria: Tours, Francia, IX sec., Urb Lat Biblioteca. Apicius, De Re Coquinaria is a selection of Roman recipes, probably compiled in “Apicius – De Re Coquinaria”: Apicio – De Re Coquinaria facsimile edition. MARCUS GAVIUS APICIUS: DE RE COQUINARIA. The book I have is edited and translated from Latin by Robert Maier. My humble person only translated the.

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Exact reproduction of the original document extent, color and size Commentary 1 volume by Giovanni Battista Baseggio Language: His name, “Egyptian Bean” may be due coquuinaria the mealiness and bean-like texture of the colocasium tuber; otherwise there is no resemblance to a bean, except, perhaps, the seed pod which is not used for food.

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Antique Roman Dishes – Collection

They are peeled, immersed in cream and sweetened with sugar. VI Boiled and Stewed Meats. If we could believe Varro, snails grew to enormous proportions. Mel caseum ; Tor.

When done, retire the roulades and dry them. Ficatumiecur suillum.

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Apicius – De re coquinaria Urb. If you have solid information, drop me a line, of course! The De Re Coquinaria is a text for the kitchen. Hill, The text is in the public domain. Due to publishers’ policies, some prices can’t be displayed online, however we can answer to direct enquiries.

The man’s name was Fulvius or just maybe Flavius less likely because it was commoner much later in Rome’s history: Sprinkle with pepper and serve. The commercially canned truffles bear not even a resemblance of their former selves. The 1st century work by the Roman gourmet Apicius is steeped in history and was probably supplemented and streamlined in the 4th century and is considered today to be a priceless testimonial to Roman cuisine and culture.


When this is done serve the cutlets without the broth and oil, sprinkled with pepper. To me, this looks less like a sauce and more like a marinade, or even a rub, slightly moistened to make it stick. Fulvius a Hirpinus is credited with having popularized the snail in Rome a little before the civil wars between Caesar and Pompey.

The above treatment would correspond to that which is given apricots and peaches today. A sample recipe from Book II courtesy of Celtnet: When done skin, glaze the surface with a fire shovel full of glowing coals, spread honey over it, or, what’s better: Retrieved from ” https: Place it in the oven to let it rise and when one side is done, turn it out into a service platter fold it pour over honey, sprinkle with pepper 3 and serve.

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Boletorum coliculi ; G. The spit seems to have been unknown to the Romans. They simply used a greater variety of flavors and aromas than we do today, but there is no proof that spices were used excessively. This collection of recipes is a continuously appended collection of recipeswhich was presumably begun in the 1st century and was completed sometime in the 3rd or 4th century.

The name “Apicius” had long been associated with excessively refined love of food, from the habits of an early rd of the name, Marcus Gavius Apiciusa Roman gourmet and lover of refined luxury, who lived sometime in the 1st century AD during the voquinaria of Tiberius.

Then place them in the oven to be roastedwhen done take the finished meat balls out. Humelberg, quoting Martial, says: Put it in a pot with boiling water, retire and prick with a needle so that it does not burst.


Apicius – De re coquinaria

In a similar way they may be fed on a milk porridge. The name ” Apicius ” had long been associated with excessively refined love of food, from the habits of an early bearer of the name, Marcus Gavius Apiciusa Roman gourmet and lover of refined luxury who lived sometime in the 1st century AD.

The Latin text is organized in ten books with Greek titles, in an arrangement similar to that of a modern cookbook: Heat and bind with roux. Crush pepper, lovage, rush, 1 cumin, adding broth and raisin wine to taste.

Antique Roman Dishes – Collection

The Vatican Apicius, now Urb. Fry these in the best oil, take them out, dip into hot honey, sprinkle with pepper 2 and serve.

As to his last name, or more properly his nomenthe manuscripts disagree. Latin prose texts Roman cookbooks Roman cuisine 4th-century Latin books 5th-century Latin books.

Stick figs into the liver by making apertures with coquinaia knife or with a needle. While the Fulda manuscript is composed of text only though, interestingly enough, coquianria seven different handsthe Vatican Apicius is an illuminated manuscript probably made for a high ranked person of the time.

Aphros is not identified. Apocio has the three foregoing formulae thrown into one. As a commercial article, it is not any more expensive than any good kind of potato. Further details on the technical aspects of the site layout follow the Table of Contents.

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