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Bon Appetit Wednesday! Ancient Roman Eggs for Easter

easter-eggsEaster is this Sunday and if you’ve already had enough of brightly-colored hardboiled eggs, we’ve got you covered. Just in time for Easter breakfast we’re reposting an ancient Roman egg recipe that had the Romans begging for seconds. Click here for all of the scrumptious details about Ancient Roman Eggs in Pine Nut Sauce or jump right to the recipe below! Continue reading

Bon Appetit Wednesday! A Christmas Feast

christmas dinnerChristmas is fast approaching! Nine days left to buy and wrap gifts, pick out your best holiday outfit and plan a Christmas menu that will delight the senses and fill your guests with holiday cheer. AntiquityNOW is here to help. We’re bringing you recipes with a past that will tickle the taste buds and fill your feast with historic meaning. Each of the dishes below has a fascinating history you can share with your family and friends. And the foods are from all over the world, so you’ll be serving a truly international and timeless meal! Continue reading

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Globuli, Ancient Fried Cheese Curds

globuli cheese curdsBefore we get started on this week’s delectable dish, we have an update to last week’s Bon Appetit Wednesday! post about hot dogs and eating contests. On the fourth of July, in a huge upset, Matt Stonie delighted fans by dethroning the current champion of the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, Joey “Jaws” Chestnut. Jaws was going for his ninth straight victory at this long time Coney Island, NY event. Click here to watch all of the heart-stopping action (we debated on using this pun—really). Continue reading

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Ancient Roman Ostrich Ragoût

ostrich meatIn our exploration of ancient foods and recipes, we’ve often found that ancient people not only ate extremely healthy foods, they also ate some things that seem very unusual to us today. We’ve learned that ancient Britons ate nettles, the Greeks and Romans ate fish sauce doughnuts and in ancient Japan they fried maple leaves! Today we’re bringing you another unusual but delicious recipe straight out of an ancient Roman cookbook. Although you may never have considered eating ostrich, it is actually a highly nutritious form of protein. The accompanying sauce in the recipe, which is quite savory, is adaptable for other meats as well. (You can substitute turkey or beef steak for the ostrich.) Continue reading