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Recipe for “Savillum” (ancient roman cheesecake). Savillum is linked to the festival of Lupercalia, an ancient possibly pre-Roman pastoral festival, observed on February 13 through 15 to avert evil spirits and purify the city, releasing health and fertility. Lupercalia subsumed Februa, an earlier-origin spring cleansing ritual held on the same date, which gives the month of February its name.

Recipe for “Savillum” (ancient roman cheesecake). Savillum is linked to the…

Modern Roman Libum Recipe or Roman Cheesecake

Ancient Roman Cheesecake (Savillum) from Cato’s De Agri Cultura (On Agriculture), from around 160 BC.

Ancient Roman Recipe for Honey Cakes.  3,000 year old recipe for buns soaked in honey. Great Sunday School or history lesson. Yummy. Recipe and lots of photos.

Medieval Food - Libum, or ancient Roman Cheesecakes with Honey & Bay Leaf, a great cooking/food experience. Recipe from Cato the Elder, 160 B.

Ancient Roman cuisine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Moretum- Moretum is a type of herb cheese spread that the Ancient Romans ate with bread. A typical moretum was made of herbs, fresh cheese, salt, oil and some vinegar. Optionally, different kinds of nuts could be added. It was a precursor to pesto!

Savillum - This ancient Roman honey sweetened cheesecake is made with eggs and ricotta cheese and flavored with orange zest, lemon juice, and bay leaves.

Savillum - This ancient Roman honey sweetened cheesecake is made with eggs and ricotta cheese and flavored with sour orange zest, lemon juice, and bay leaves.

Ancient Roman Pork with Apples.  A delicious bittersweet and spicy way to prepare this favorite combination.  Also offers insight on how the Romans dealt with "leftovers". Uses both liquamen and defruitum. (Photo by Laura Kelley)

Ancient Roman Pork with Apples - The Silk Road Gourmet - I am so intrigued to try some ancient recipes

Ancient Roman sauces as Sapa, Defrutum, and Caroenum were made of (white or red) grape must boiled down to different percentages of their volume. They all were used in Roman cooking on a daily basis and many of the famous Apicius' recipes call for using at least  one of them in various dishes. There is easy and fast way those sauce to be prepared at a modern kitchen. Check it out here:

Ancient Roman sauces as Sapa, Defrutum, and Caroenum were made of (white or red)…

Roman mustard recipe.  Tried it today- we'll see how it turns out!  I didn't have pine nuts, so I used all almonds.

Ancient Roman Mustard

Roman Mustard makes about 2 cups * 1 cup black or brown mustard seeds * cup almonds, chopped * cup pine nuts, chopped * 1 cup cold water * cup red wine vinegar * teaspoons salt * teaspoon black pepper

Ancient Roman cheesecakes -- I still haven't made these, and they are so easy. Just mix  flour and ricotta, add an egg and some vanilla, bake and drizzle with warm honey.

Ancient Roman Cheesecake** Rich, dense, honey-drenched cakes made from ricotta cheese — a taste of ancient Rome

Ancient Roman Bread

Ancient Roman Bread

Brutus and his friends enjoyed long walks on the beach, chilling in front of fire places, and good old Roman bread

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