Taste of Ancient Rome

Taste of Ancient Rome

ISBN-10:
0226290328
ISBN-13:
9780226290324
Pub. Date:
05/28/1994
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press

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Taste of Ancient Rome 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
PlsPassTheBooks More than 1 year ago
This book was purchased as a birthday gift for my brother; a unique recipient as he is both a foodie and an archaeology major. He is also one of the most critical, pickiest people I happen to love. I bought it with the intent of it being little more than a novelty, but it turns out he's pretty happy with it being a great deal more than that. The inclusion of original texts allowed for some fun attempts at translating himself, but the practicality of fleshing the recipes out to something a person might actually be able to prepare is where this cookbook shines. When I flipped through it, I found it to be interesting and, frankly, just plain cool...but didn't see anything particularly inspiring. BUT, for a guy who loves all things ancient Rome - this was the golden ticket.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago