Water and Honey Melons Recipe

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Water and Honey Melons Recipe
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Water and Honey Melons - Pepones et melones
List of Ingredients:

1/2 honey melon peeled, diced
1/2 water melon peeled and stoned
500ml Passum (sweet grape juice) or a little honey
1 tblsp minced parsley
1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
a little Liquamen (a salty fish sauce which can be replaced by salt), a dash of vinegar

Cooking Method & Instructions:

Cook diced melons in a pan together with spices and herbs until done.
Sometimes Silphium is added.

Water and Honey Melons Recipe
The above Ancient Roman recipe for Water and Honey Melons 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!

Water and Honey Melons Recipe
The content of this Water and Honey Melons 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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