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Short Description for Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome Oldest known cookbook in existence offers readers a clear picture of what foods Romans ate and how they prepared them, from fig fed pork to rose pie. 49 illustrations.
- Published: 21 August 1978
- Format: Paperback 301 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780486235639 ISBN 10: 0486235637
- Sales rank: 118,166
Full description for Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome
This is the first English translation of "Apicus de re Conquinaria," the oldest known cookbook in existence. It is also one of the few translations of this original Roman cookbook prepared by a professional chef. Joseph Velhing's brilliant translation, extended introduction, and full and helpful commentary combine to bring you a clear picture of what foods the Romans ate, how they prepared them, and the highly developed state of the culinary arts in Imperial Rome.