Roman cooks used a wide variety of utensils and appliances to prepare their meals. Here is an introduction to some of the items you would have seen in a kitchen during the republic. A well-preserved Roman focus from the site of Augusta Raurica, Switzerland. Much like how the contents of meals varied based on wealth… Continue reading Patinas, Pots, and Pestles: Roman Cookware
Posca: Ancient Gatorade?
Popular among the legionaries and proletariat of Rome, this drink had several invigorating side effects, which you can experience in your own kitchen! A mosaic of a flagon and cup of a beverage, assumed to be wine. Could it actually be posca? From the Bardo National Museum, Tunis. Roman legionaries were renowned for their physical… Continue reading Posca: Ancient Gatorade?