Sweets in Ancient Rome. In this sweet Apicius also appears “garum”, sauce made of fish

Marco Gavius ​​Apicius (25 a.C.-37 d.C.), first great gastronome antiquity, suggests the following recipe to prepare a dolce:

“Toast pine nuts and walnuts peeled; mix with honey, pepe, garum, latte, eggs, a bit of pure oil and wine”.

The set of ingredients appears to our tastes pretty bizarre when one considers that the garum It was a sauce based on fish and fish guts macerated in the sun for days, Here it is mixed with foods such as honey, milk and eggs, However, the Romans worshiped to the point of putting it anywhere, as can be seen. (Photo gives: