Grape and Nut Dessert Recipe

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Grape and Nut Dessert Recipe
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Grape and Nut Dessert - Aliter dulcia
List of Ingredients:

250g coarsely ground nuts
100g coarsely ground stonepine kernels
34 tblsp honey
1 tsp minced rue
50ml Passum (sweet grape juice)
50ml milk
2 eggs
honey to drip on afterwards
Pinch of of ground pepper

Cooking Method & Instructions:

Mesh pepper, pine kernels, honey, rue and Passum (sweet grape juice) with milk and eggs, and boil the dough. Serve topped with honey and sprinkle with pepper.

Grape and Nut Dessert Recipe
The above Ancient Roman recipe for Grape and Nut Dessert 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!

Grape and Nut Dessert Recipe
The content of this Grape and Nut Dessert 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".

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