Ancient Roman Egg Recipe Recipe

Author: 
mystic_river1
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  •   For medium-boiled eggs: pepper, lovage, and soaked pine nuts. Pour on honey and vinegar; mix with garum (see next recipe)
  •   - Apicius, reprinted from A Taste of Ancient Rome
  •   SOAKING TIME IS 4 HOURS FOR EITHER RECIPE
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  • For medium-boiled eggs: pepper, lovage, and soaked pine nuts. Pour on honey and vinegar; mix with garum (see next recipe)
  • - Apicius, reprinted from A Taste of Ancient Rome
  • SOAKING TIME IS 4 HOURS FOR EITHER RECIPE
Perhaps the most popular of all the Roman appetizers was the egg. In fact, the ancient Latin saying ab ovo usque ad malum literally means "from the egg to the fruit," which translates loosely as "the beginning of the meal to the end. In this recipe, the egg is adorned with lovely pine nut sauce.

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Recipe Details

Cooking Time: 
12 minutes
Serves: 
2

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