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A Taste of Ancient Rome Review

Overall Rating (based on customer reviews): 4.8 out of 5 stars
4.8 out of 5 stars

A Taste of Ancient Rome

The specs of ‘A Taste of Ancient Rome’ are:

  • Publisher: University Of Chicago Press (1994-05-02)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0226290328
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2×7.1×0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds

Here are some REAL customer reviews:

“Great book, but one flaw”

This is a great book. It contains recipes from both De Re Coquinaria as well as other sources, and provides great insight into the way Romans ate. It has the original Latin followed by a direct translation and then a modern cookbook style recip… Read more

“Remembered fondly enough to purchase five years later”

I checked a copy of “A Taste of Ancient Rome” out from my university library to prepare a menu for a “real” toga party in 2003. The food was a huge hit with my friends – we had the stewed apricots, the roasted meat, the green beans with cumin … Read more

“interesting combination cook book and history”

Giacosa gives us the original latin text of several "recipes" from the ancient world, translates them into simple English and then gives us a list of ingredients we have available in our modern world from which to make these dishes. … Read more

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