Author Archives: Nicola

Honey Sesame Fritters – an Archaeology Gastronomy Recipe

This week we made a snack eaten by men at symposia – honey sesame fritters.  Symposia were Ancient Greek drinking parties and we agreed these sweet, greasy American style pancakes would be just the thing to help soak up the excess … Continue reading

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Baked Fish with Cheese – an Archaeology Gastronomy recipe

This recipe comes from Art of Cookery, a cookbook written by an ancient Greek called Mithaecus.  The original recipe had one line: gut, cut off head and discard, rinse, serve with olive oil and cheese.  We’ve done a little bit more!

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Cookbooks – a Random Recipe Challenge

This month’s random recipe challenge is something a little different… Instead of choosing a recipe according to Dom‘s strict instructions for random selection, he asked us to invite fellow bloggers and readers into our houses to where we keep our … Continue reading

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