Re: [Apicius] Digest Number 780
- In a message dated 9/5/04 3:26:25 AM, allanhunni@... writes:
> I've had friends ask me about a Roman cena, but I too have been too busy toIn fact cumin is much more Parthian than caraway. Dalby/Grainger suggest that
> cook for friends. I tried a somewhat modified version of Parthian Chicken.
> The recipe I have calls for caraway and black pepper. I have also added a bit
> of cunin seed. I guess the Parthians didn't add cumin to it, but I can only
> assume that they had the herb as I have read that even the Mesopotamians had
> it. I should probably try the recipe as it is sometime without the cumin and
> see how it tastes.
was a Roman addition (if the dish was based on a Parthian recipe at all to
begin with). But it does taste good!
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