An overview of Indian culinary history and its many foreign, religious and cultural influences. Experience 16th-century Mughal cuisine through this traditional carrot halwa recipe.
Category: Ancient History
An Ancient Greek Ghost Story
The story of Athenodorus and the Haunted House, as told by Pliny in his letter from the first century AD.
Globi: Roman doughnuts (c. 160 BC)
Cato’s recipe only requires cheese, flour, honey, oil and poppy seeds.
Teganitai: Ancient Greek Pancakes
All you’ll need to make these pancakes is flour, water, oil, salt and honey.
Roman Stuffed Dates
This 4th century recipe for stuffed dates was featured in Issue 15 of Ancient History Magazine.
The story of the pipe organ begins in the 3rd century BC with the invention of the hydraulis.