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Roman Appetizers (Gustatio)
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Roman recipes
of the upper classes - sorted by course

Note: We have FINALLY (I think) gotten all the recipes in the new format and in the right catagories. However, if you find some that aren't, PLEASE email Varianus and let him know.

Woman in Roman kitchen - facing rightThe Roman upper classes were noted for their variety of foods and recipes.
Here you can get a flavour of Roman cooking from these recipes.

Some are mouth-watering. Some are unusual and some are, well, really cringemaking

Appetisers (Gustatio)

Main courses (Primae Mensae)

Accompaniments to the main course
(Some of these may also be used as a first course)

Desserts (Secundae)



Breads and Cakes and Pastries


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