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Around the Table of the Romans In Around the Table of the Romans, Patrick Faas brings the Roman passion for eating to life More than just a book of ancient recipes reconstructed for the modern cook though there are than 150 in the book , Around the Table of the Romans is a portrait of ancient Roman society as seen from the vantage point of the dining table Faas explores ancient Roman manners, dining arrangements, spices, seasonings and cooking techniques He shows how ancient Roman cuisine differs from its present incarnation Most of all, he brings the ancient Roman world to life in a book that foodies and history buffs will salivate over. New Download [ Around the Table of the Romans ] By [ Patrick Faas ] – thegreatwallonline.us

Read Around the Table of the Romans  – thegreatwallonline.us
  • Hardcover
  • 371 pages
  • Around the Table of the Romans
  • Patrick Faas
  • English
  • 25 November 2017
  • 0312239580

10 thoughts on “Around the Table of the Romans


  1. says:

    An entertaining and wide ranging look at ancient Roman cuisine.When I decided I needed to knowabout food and eating in the ancient world of my own work in progress, I went overboard and ordered three different books on it When they arrived I had to choose which one to start with Looking them over, I thought that Patrick Faas s book would provide the best introduction Now, although I haven t read the other two books yet, I feel sure that I chose right.The other books are primarily cookbo An entertaining and wide ranging look at ancient Roman cuisine.When I decided I needed to knowabout food and eating in the ancient world of my own work in progress, I went overboard and ordered three different books on it When they arrived I had to choose which one to start with Looking them over, I thought that Patrick Faas s book would provide the best introduction Now, although I haven t read the other two books yet, I feel sure that I chose right.The other books are primarily cookbooks, and Faas s book is also that, with plenty of recipes ...


  2. says:

    More reviews available at my blog, Beauty and the Bookworm.Food and history are two of the great loves of my life I thought Around the Roman Table would fit nicely into those categories Wellit did, but I didn t really like it Don t get me wrong it was okay It was just aboring than I expected it to be It includes a lot of descriptions about what people ate, how they ate it, and how food tied into culture in Rome That part was interesting But there was also an entire second part t More reviews available at my blog, Beauty and the Bookworm.Food and history are two of the great loves of my life I thought Around the Roman Table would fit nicely into those categories Wellit did, but I didn t really like it Don t get me wrong it was okay It was just aboring than I expected it to be It includes a lot of descriptions about what people ate...


  3. says:

    A truly fascinating look at Roman gastronomy and cuisine I like it because it ius both practical and comprehensive The author freely admits where he speculates, and gives useful ideas for replicating Roman meals Many recipes are ...


  4. says:

    Not nearly enough reference to the time spent on re feathering a whole, roasted peacock BUt insightful, mentioned many of the dishes I liked from The Good Book Cook Book, which has some jesus tastic recipies


  5. says:

    Although I cannot prepare many of these dishes in the modern kitchen and with the modern grocery selection, I enjoyed this cookbook for its historical information.


  6. says:

    Fairly informative book about Roman eating habits The recipes are hard to duplicate but is mostly because we don t have the same ingredients as the Romans any.


  7. says:

    I won t be cooking from it, but it really gives the flavor of living in ancient Rome Sorry about that Couldn t resist.


  8. says:

    Interesting content, although a bit encyclopedic rather than narrative 5 stars for substance, 3 for style, averaged to 4.

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