An ancient greek struggling with a pig to eat. The pork was cooked in different ways

An ancient greek struggling with a pig to eat. The pork was cooked in different ways

Although it may seem strange and rather disgusting, in ancient times, for every people, it was customary to bring to the table, with great satisfaction, dishes that today we do not dream of eating even under torture.

With differences due to epochs, cultures and geographical areas, feed on strange animals and their entrails, in past centuries, It was the norm.

Among the many examples of this, we find the dish cited by greek writer Athenaeus, lived in the third century d.C, on which we have very little information.

In his work entitled Deipnosofisti (I learned to buffet), he speaks of a great piglet half roast, half boiled (according to a “fashion” culinary often she experienced in the past with great success) filled on the inside with Cake e…Chicken stomachs.

in conclusion, stuff to be creepy (Photo gives: anticaporchetta.com).