Alexandria - Trading Hub for Spices
The city of Alexandria not only was known for its famous library but also for its rich markets and many merchants. Especially spices were sold there. Exotic spices were loved all around the Mediterranean. The richer the person the more spices you would find in their food. But that is not all. We actually know a few original recipes from antiquity casting some light on the question on how the Romans actually used spices! Those recipes were written down by the famous ancient chef Apicius.
The blend at hand consists of very typical ingredients for the time and could have well be used in the kitchens of Rome. You can find: dried onions, pepper, garden lovage, cumin, oregano, celery seeds. All in all it weighs 40 grams and is more than enough for more than one meal.
If you too want experience authentic ancient Roman cuisine then you absolutely need this spice blend! So, do not hesitate and treat yourself to this authentic Romans ingredient.
Spice Blend Facts and Data
- Contains: 50g spice mixture
- Ingredients: dried onions, pepper, lovage, cumin, oregano, celery seeds
- Allergen Note: Contains Celery (L)
- Country of manufacture: Germany
- Storage and use instructions: Store in a dry place
Manufacturer: Annette Böhm, August-Stieren-Str. 4a, D-45721 Haltern am See