Mussels Recipe

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Mussels Recipe

  • Ingredients for Mussels - an Ancient Roman Recipe
  • Cooking method and instructions for Mussels
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Mussels - Ancient Roman Recipe

Mussels Recipe
The content of this article provides interesting facts and information about Roman food recipes including this
Mussels Recipe. 
 

Mussels - In mitulis

List of Ingredients:

1kg fresh sea mussels
100ml Liquamen (a salty fish sauce which can be replaced by salt)
1 branch of leek, finely minced
1 tsp cumin
200ml Passum (sweet grape juice)
500ml white wine
ca. 500ml water

Cooking Method & Instructions:

First water mussels, and clean them. Mix together Liquamen (a salty fish sauce which can be replaced by salt), wine, water, Passum (sweet grape juice) and spices. Boil the brofh for about 20 minutes, then add mussels. Boil additional 10 minutes. Serve.
 

Mussels Recipe

Mussels Recipe
The above Ancient Roman recipe for Mussels is written in totally different way to today's recipe books! Food and ingredient measurements were extremely basic - quantities were not often specified in Roman food recipes. Temperature control was difficult and therefore not specified! Cooking times were vague - and left to the cook to decide!

Mussels Recipe
The content of this Mussels Recipe is taken from a collection of Ancient Roman Food Recipes. The cookery book, containing these old Roman recipes, is called Apicius, the overall title being 'De re coquinaria' which means "On the Subject of Cooking".

Mussels Recipe

 
Mussels Recipe

  • Ingredients for Mussels - an Ancient Roman Recipe
  • Cooking method and instructions for Mussels
  • Free Mussels  Recipe
  • The Romans and Roman food recipes
  • Mussels Recipe
  • Food the Romans enjoyed

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