Romans in Britain - Roman Appetizers: Main Page
The Romans in Britain site main banner

Check out some great books and help the site! I have chosen these books as among the best to illustrate this subject.


Romans in Britain Food and Recipes menu header


KultOfAthena.com

button for Romans in Britain home page
button for Romans in Britain Site map page
Why Use Reenactors?
Roman Cooking Pt. 1
Roman Cooking Pt. 2
Roman Cooking Pt. 3
Roman Food Videos
Main Courses (Primae Mensae)
Roman accompaniments to the Main Course
Roman Desserts (Secundae)
Roman Sauces (Condimentum)
Roman Snacks (Laborum)
Roman Breads, Cakes and Pastries
Roman Drinks (Potulenta)
button for Romans in Britain Bookstore
button for Romans in Britain Links page
Add YOUR link button on Romans in Britain website
About Site button on Romans in Britain website
15 most-viewed pages button on Romans in Britain website
Please give us your feedback
Do you want to quote this site?



Add our Button link:

KultOfAthena.com

Visit Soul of the Warrior!


Roman Appetizers: Main Page

Roman AppetizersThe Romans had quite an array of appetizer recipes, including egg-based dishes and cooked eggs, salads, snails, salted fish, vegetable dishes, truffles, and mushrooms. Olives, sausages, shellfish and herbed cheese were also served.

Most of the Roman appetizers are made with seasonal ingredients in a simple way. Among these, the most important ingredients are vegetables, meat, and cheese. As with all things Roman, there are exceptions: For the rich, some Roman appetizer recipes were quite complicated and, today, these casseroles and fricassees would be considered complete meals, rather than appetizers.

Olives were very popular in Roman times and these were either served whole or ground into a tapenade. Light dishes like fish, meatballs, small fish and birds and dormice often appeared on the Roman appetizer table, as did heavier ones like roast pork, rabbit, or sow's udder.

The menu would include at least one fish appetizer, at least one meat appetizer, at least one salad or vegetable appetizer and at least one egg appetizer, as well as marinated or salt-picked fruits, vegetables or mushrooms, and condiments including horseradish, freshly ground pepper and mustard. Aperitifs would also be served.

Visit our friends at:


For more information and material on the Romans, try Amazon.com. We are an Amazon.com Associate and get a small percentage from each order through us

Amazon.com logo

Search the site (and our friend's websites ) for great Roman information
Custom Search



Romans in Britain

www.romanobritain.org

©MMDCCLXVII A.U.C.

Romans in Britainfooter art
(©2011-2017)
Please just ASK before using anything on this site -- like we'd say "no"...


This page last updated:


Layout and Design:

Copyright © 2016 Pace Computing, All Rights Reserved
Powered by Pace Computing