Tag: Cheese

Apicius' Hypotrimma Recipe - Tavola Mediterranea
Ancient Recipes, Edible Archaeology, Italy, Just For Fun, The Life of Food

The Roman Sweet Tooth: Apicius’ Hypotrimma with Defrutum Glazed Spelt Biscuits

Good day, good coqui! Are you ready to drop everything that you’re doing right now to work on something that is far more important than taxes and way more delicious than that boring old salad you’re about to make? Because I know I am. Taxes be gone! The kitchen calls […]

 
Columella's Fresh Cheese Moretum with Almonds
Ancient Recipes, Edible Archaeology, Italy, The Life of Food, Vegetarian

Edible Archaeology: Columella’s Fresh Cheese Moretum with Almonds

Hello good readers and Happy New Year to you! Now that we’ve all spent two weeks trying to eat healthy again after the holidays, I trust that everyone is now ready to abandon all New Year’s dietary resolutions and join me for some high-calorie Roman comfort food?…. Good! Because it’s […]

 
Symilus' Aged Goat Cheese and Garlic Moretum with Flatbread
Ancient Recipes, Edible Archaeology, Italy, Vegetarian

Edible Archaeology: Symilus’ Aged Goat Cheese and Garlic Moretum with Flatbread

Hello good readers and Happy New Year to you! Now that we’ve all spent two weeks trying to eat healthy again after the holidays, I trust that everyone is now ready to abandon all New Year’s dietary resolutions and join me for some high-calorie Roman comfort food?…. Good! Because it’s […]

 
Columella's Fig-Rennet Cheese
Ancient Recipes, Edible Archaeology, The Life of Food, Vegetarian

Making Cheese with The Romans – Columella’s Cheese

Salvete amici! This ancient recipe is one that I am particularly proud of. It’s challenging and it’s delicious, and there’s nothing I love more than a tasty challenge! Cheese-making is often considered an artisanal craft that is trying, difficult and messy but it’s really not! And we have the Romans […]