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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Crush pepper, lovage, silphium, anise, ginger, a little rue; fill the paunch with it, not too much, though, leaving plenty of room for expansion lest it bursts while being cooked.

The trade of the Dulciarius was so highly developed at that time that the professional bakers and confectioners supplied the entire home market with their wares, making it convenient and unprofitable for the domestic cook to compete with their organized business, a condition which largely exists in our modern highly civilized centers of population today.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The coquinariw, before reaching the Vatican Library, was in Bologna in and then in the collection of the Montefeltro dukes, in Urbino. Out of the oven: When we first beheld this message we took the inn-keeper for a humorist and a clever advertiser; but now we are convinced that he coquinaira in earnest when he said that his guests coquiharia lick the sauce pan in which his hams were cooked.

LacusCurtius • Apicius, De Re Coquinaria — Book VII

In the long-standard edition of C. It is by no means clear that the liver is meant. The result was delicious, however, as the flavor of the figs and of the liver were complementary. It must aicio borne in mind, however, that the ancient definition of “custard” is “egg cheese,” probably because of the similarity in appearance and texture.


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. Truffles, among all earthly things, are the most delicate and most subtle in flavor.

The dasheen is a broad-leaved member of the arum family. ImagoExport to Endnote. Ubi perna cocta est si convivae apponitur non gustat pernam linguit ollam aut caccabum.

Vehling made the first translation of the book into English under the title Cookery and Dining in Imperial Rome.

Served raw sliced, with the above dressing, or cooked. Views Read Edit View history. Images of Apicius – De re coquinaria facsimile edition.

Spread the Love for Medieval Art! This looks like a recipe for stewed or candied angelica to me; angelica of course belongs to the celery family, and candied angelica, far from being gastronomically unsuitable, is a frequent ingredient in the great classic French desserts.

The Hill edition, while adequate, is not as good as it could have been, however. Stuffed dormice, pig teats, vegetable gratin and asparagus pancakes, fried rays and fish sauce. Put it in a pot with boiling water, retire and prick with a needle so that it does not burst.

Ficatumiecur suillum. As usual, I’m retyping the text rather than scanning it: I’ve been unable so far to confirm that apicjo cramming of either geese or pigs was prohibited at any time in “the Strassburg District” — i.

Apicio De Re Coquinaria Facsimile

Cook it, thicken with roux, immerse the balls in the sauce and serve. Apicius’ heating of the fruit in milk is new to us; it sounds good, for it coquknaria a tendency to parboil any hard fruit, make it more digestible and reduce the fluid to a creamy consistency.


The foods described in the book are useful for reconstructing the dietary appicio of the ancient world around the Mediterranean Basin. Wanting in the other texts. Scrape it as thin as a skin and shape it. Fluvius is not a personal name, and means “river”.

Serve without the gravy sprinkled with pepper.

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Either some text was lost between the time the excerpt was made and the time the manuscripts were written, or there never was a “standard Apicius ” text because the contents changed over time as it was adapted by readers.

Apicius – De re coquinaria The famous Roman cookbook by Apicius in one of only two surviving 9th century manuscripts! Boletorum coliculi ; G. Crush pepper, lovage, rush, 1 cumin, adding broth and raisin wine to taste.

The ancient colocasium is no doubt rr close relative of the modern dasheen or taro. Serve sprinkled with salt. The man’s name was Fulvius or just maybe Flavius less likely because it was commoner much later in Rome’s history: Next prepare the apiio It originated in the years in the trailblazing scriptorium of St.

The transcription will eventually be subjected d a minute proofreading, of course. Place the flesh in a mortar and diligently pound with fish sauce.


When it has a nice color, put in a sauce pan raisin wine, pepper, a bunch of rue and pure wine to taste. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Despite the zpicio, 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. This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat

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