m.tribunesandtriumphs.org

Green Beans Recipe

Roman Colosseum

'The Roman Colosseum'

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

Green Beans - Fabaciae virides et baianae
List of Ingredients:

500g green beans
50ml Liquamen (a salty fish sauce which can be replaced by salt), or 1/2 tsp salt with 50ml wine
12 tblsp oil
1 tblsp minced coriander leaves (or 1/2 tblsp ground coriander seed)
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 finely chopped leek

Cooking Method & Instructions:

Cook beans with Liquamen (a salty fish sauce which can be replaced by salt), oil, leek and spices. Serve.

Green Beans Recipe
The above Ancient Roman recipe for Green Beans 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!

Green Beans Recipe
The content of this Green Beans 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".

Roman Colosseum
Roman Life
Roman Food
Ancient Roman Recipes

Privacy Statement

Cookie Statement

2017 Siteseen Ltd