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.
Cryppys, Crisps: 14th-century Fritters?
Cryppys, often called crisps, are another type of fried honey-flavored treat from 14th-century England.
If you thought deep-fried sweets like funnel cakes, elephant ears/beaver tails and doughnuts were modern inventions for the county fair, think again. Fried pastries have been around since ancient Egypt and China. The Romans ate something called scriblita, a fried pastry dough. Fried doughs were common throughout Asia, the Middle East and Europe in various…
Apple Muse: an Ancient Apple Pottage
Apple Muse was an extremely popular medieval dessert, likely enjoyed in some form at every level of society due to the availability of the three core ingredients. There are many versions of this recipe found in a variety of manuscripts but often under different names: Appylmoes, apulmos, appillinose, etc. All versions I’ve found call for apples,…