Tuna Recipe

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

Tuna - Sarda ita fit
List of Ingredients:

500g cooked tuna fillet
1/2 tsp ground pepper
1/2 tsp Liebstoeckl (celery)
1/2 tsp thyme
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp rue
150g dates (without stones)
1 tblsp honey
4 hard boiled eggs (in quarters)
50ml white wine
2 tblsp wine vinegar
50ml Defritum (thick fig syrup)
23 tblsp green olive oil

Cooking Method & Instructions:

Cook tuna fillet. Mesh fillet together with dates, honey, wine, vinegar, Defritum (thick fig syrup) and oil. Put mass into a bowl and garnish with egg quarters. Serve.

Tuna Recipe
The above Ancient Roman recipe for Tuna 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!

Tuna Recipe
The content of this Tuna 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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