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Oldest known cookbook in existence offers readers a clear picture of what foods Romans ate and how they prepared them. Actual recipes -- from fig fed pork and salt fish balls in wine sauce to pumpkin Alexander style, nut custard turnovers, and rose pie. 49 illustrations.
Title: Cookery and Dining in Imperial Rome
Publisher: NY, DOVER PUBN INC: 1977
ISBN Number: 0486235637
ISBN Number 13: 9780486235639
Binding: Oversize Paperback
Book Condition: VERY GOOD
lb: 4.00 lb
Seller ID: 99H026
Description: "Ex-library with expected markings. Tight, bright, clean interior, light soil to exterior edges, faint curl. Originally published in 1936. ""first translation into English of the ancient cookery book dating back to Imperial Rome."" 299 pages including a Latin index and vocabulary. Text is in English with a sprinkling of Latin."