English entry page to an English translation of the work, in turn part of a large site containing many Greek and Latin texts and translations. Part of a complete English translation of Apicius’s de Re Coquinaria. Site contains many Greek and Latin texts, translations and related. De re coquinaria. Libro de Marco Gavio Apicio. Share. Sutori. Presentations for the classroom in a unique timeline format. On Sutori, teachers and students.

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Scrape it as thin as a skin and shape it. The Latin text is organized in ten books with Greek titles, in an arrangement similar to that of a modern cookbook: The foods described in the book are useful for reconstructing the dietary habits of the ancient world around the Mediterranean Basin.

Roast meats, mushrooms and truffles, egg dishes. Apicius’ heating of the fruit in milk is new to us; it sounds good, for it has a tendency to parboil any hard fruit, make it more digestible and reduce the fluid to a creamy consistency.

The De Re Coquinaria is a text for the kitchen. When this is done serve the cutlets without the broth and oil, sprinkled with pepper. The great variety of flavors at the disposal of the ancients speaks well for the refinement of the olfactory sense and the desire to bring variety into their fare.

Stir well with satury and leeks 2 and tie with roux. The Hill edition, while adequate, is not as good as it apici have been, however.

Place the flesh in a mortar and diligently pound with fish sauce.


Should you still spot an error, please do report it, of course. Quiches, timbales and related food. Look up apicius in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. When saturated place in the oven to heat but not to dry out; when thoroughly hot retire from oven, pour over some honey, stipple the fruit so that the honey may penetrate, sprinkle with pepper 2 and serve. I’ve been unable so far to confirm that the cramming of either geese or pigs was prohibited at any time in “the Strassburg District” — i.

If too fat remove the outer skin. Italian fegatoSpanish higadoFrench foie.

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Enjoy this with a brine sauce and mustard. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. If we could believe Varro, snails grew to enormous proportions.

Inthe Apicius was included in the collection of the Vatican Library under the Urbinati Latini manuscript group.

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The dressing make thus: In the long-standard edition of C. Views Read Edit View history.

They simply used a greater variety of flavors and aromas than we do today, but there is no proof that spices were used excessively. The corpus of recipes is divided in ten chapters, discussing the various aspects of cooking and taking care of the kitchen.

The texts compiled in the Vatican De Re Coquinaria are probably originating from approx. Piperatum is a dish prepared with pepper, any spicy dish; the term may here be applied to the bowl in which the porridge is served. In a d different manuscript, there is also a very abbreviated epitome entitled Apici excerpta a Vinidarioa cqouinaria Apicius” by “an illustrious man” named Vinidariusmade as late as the Carolingian era.

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This article is about the Roman cookbook. A sample recipe from Book II courtesy of Celtnet: Served raw sliced, with the above dressing, or cooked.


Retrieved from ” coquuinaria Despite the title, this booklet is not an excerpt purely from the Apicius text we have today, as it contains material that is not in the longer Apicius manuscripts. Truffles, among all earthly things, are the most delicate and most subtle in flavor.

Mayhoff, the editor of Pliny, believes Lippinus to be the correct reading: Looking for the price? When done retire the truffles bind the liquor with roux, decorate the truffles nicely and serve.

The Department has favored us repeatedly with samples of the taro, or dasheen, Colocasium Antiquorum and we have made many different experiments with this agreeable, delightful and important “new” vegetable. Grocok and Grainger, pp. The tenderloins are then rolled up to be roasted; tie together, wrap in caul, parboil in cowuinaria 2 and broth, and then roast in the oven or broil on the gridiron.

As to his last name, or more properly his nomenthe manuscripts disagree. Remove the tentacles and pound on the chopping board as usual. Thereupon spread it out on a pan and when cool cut it into handy pieces like small cookies. When congealed sprinkle with pepper and serve.

Crush pepper, lovage, with broth, pure wine, adding raisin wine to taste, thicken the sauce with roux and pour it over the roast.