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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Wanting in the other texts. X Livers and Lungs. Hill, The text is in the public domain. A sample recipe from Apicius 8.


This splendid manuscript was created around the middle of the 9th century in the famous scriptorium of St. The corpus of recipes is divided in ten chapters, discussing the various aspects of cooking and taking care of the kitchen. The sporadic discoveries of such very subtle and refined methods cf. Sows were slaughtered before they had a litter, or were spayed for the purpose of obtaining the sterile womb. It is also known as De re culinaria. But the recipes are geared for the wealthiest classes, and a few contain what were exotic ingredients at that time e.

When it has a nice color, put in a sauce pan raisin wine, pepper, a bunch of rue and pure wine to taste. Properly perhaps, Petasonem ex mustaceis ; cf.

He has the three foregoing formulae thrown into one. It grows where the potato will not thrive, and vice versa. Ask for a Quote. Mayhoff, the editor of Pliny, believes Lippinus dd be the correct reading: Well-meaning attempts to get me to scan text, if successful, would merely turn me into some kind of machine: Show More Like This by: In the long-standard edition of C. 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.


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Cook it, thicken with roux, immerse the balls in the sauce and serve. Apicius – De re coquinaria The famous Roman cookbook by Apicius in one of only two surviving 9th ds manuscripts!

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 dr while being cooked. This luxurious edition with its lavish adornment and abundant use of gold was probably a gift for Charles the Bald Grocok and Grainger, pp.

Apicius – De Re Coquinaria « Facsimile edition

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. Images with borders lead to more information. Inthe Apicius was included in the collection of the Vatican Library under the Urbinati Latini manuscript group. They probably boiled and then peeled and sliced the tubers, seasoning the pieces with the above ingredients, and heated them in bouillon stock and thickened the gravy in the coquiaria way.

When half done, take it out and hang it into the smoke to take on color; now boil it over again and finish it leisurely. Stick figs into the liver by making apertures with the knife or with a needle.

At any consequence we partook of a grand dish that no inmate of Olympus would have sneezed at. Aprugineo ; list Ofellae Aprugneaei. The site of ruins only a little less spectacular than Pompeii’s, far less hot and crowded, and a short hour’s commuter train ride from downtown Rome. Summi ; list sumisi. If too fat remove the outer skin. The texts compiled in the Vatican De Re Coquinaria are probably originating from approx.


He is sometimes erroneously asserted to be the author of the book that is attributed to him. When congealed sprinkle with pepper and serve. It is by no means clear that the liver is meant. For other uses, see Apicius disambiguation. Sliced at the table: Pour this over the roast that is medium done, with salt; sprinkle with pepper and serve.

I’ve been unable so far to confirm that the cramming of either geese or pigs was prohibited at any time in “the Strassburg District” — i. Stir well with satury and leeks 2 and tie with roux. Place the flesh in a mortar and diligently pound with fish sauce. Images of Apicius – De re coquinaria facsimile edition. Ubi perna cocta est si convivae apponitur non gustat pernam linguit ollam aut caccabum.

When saturated place in the oven to heat but not to dry out; when thoroughly hot retire from oven, pour over some honey, stipple the fruit so that the honey may penetrate, sprinkle with pepper 2 and serve. Wines; preservation of various foods. Served raw sliced, with the above dressing, or cooked. See my copyright page for details and contact information.