Roman - Cookbook
Edgar Comes describes Roman cuisine in all its diversity.
He has put together the ancient dishes and menus, tested on many occasions, with great passion in his Roman cookery book.
It includes a collection of starters, a variety of main courses, side dishes and desserts.
His book won the World Cookbook Award in 2009
in the category "Best Italian Cuisine Book in Germany".
Experiencing Antiquity with your Tongue
Romans loved good food, just like we love good food today. Nevertheless, the definition of good food changed greatly in the course of the millenia. Roman cuisine seems foreign and alien to us, but yet beholds some known elements we can still find in today's meals. The book at hand opens doors to a culinary travel through time!
The recipes inside cover every course - it does not matter if you want to experience roman entrees, main courses, desserts, soups, breads or sweets. Everything you can think of is in this book. The recipes derive from real Roman cooking instructions that survived through the centuries. Some ingredients that are hard to come by today have been swapped with easier to get ones.
All in all, if you not only want to experience ancient Rome through history books and movies, but also through your stomach, then this is just the book for you! It also makes for a great present for every cooking enthusiast or history fan.
Cookbook Facts and Data
- Good for beginners
- in German language
- All recipes are of original Roman origin
- Recipes may have been slightly altered to fit the modern grocery supplies
- Guarantees a unique cooking experience
- Contains glosses explaining details about Roman cuisine
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