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A Handbook of Food Processing in Classical Rome

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  • Donna
    I thought this book might be of interest to the group ... very expensive, but that s what inter library loan is for Donna ********
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      I thought this book might be of interest to the group ... very expensive, but that's what inter library loan is for

      Donna

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      http://www.brill.nl/handbook-food-processing-classical-rome

      A Handbook of Food Processing in Classical Rome
      David L. Thurmond
      Rome was able to support a huge urban population by providing it with the rudiments of human nutrition in the form of processed foods. This volume contains a careful analysis of those food processes. The work is organized on the basis of the presumed importance of those foods, beginning with the so-called Mediterranean Triad of cereals (particularly wheaten bread), olive oil and wine, then dealing with plant products such as legumes, vegetables and fruits, then animal products, and ending with the condiments (salts, sugars, acids, spices) which were themselves the agents for the preservation … read moreof other foods. The work combines analysis of literary and archaeological evidence from antiquity with that of traditional comparative practices and modern food science.
    • Warriior Chef
      Folks might be interested in going here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/34058905/A-Handbook-of-Food-Processing-in-Classical-Rome-D-Thurmond-2006 ... From: Donna
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        Folks might be interested in going here:
        http://www.scribd.com/doc/34058905/A-Handbook-of-Food-Processing-in-Classical-Rome-D-Thurmond-2006


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        I thought this book might be of interest to the group ... very expensive, but that's what inter library loan is for

        Donna

        ********

        http://www.brill.nl/handbook-food-processing-classical-rome

        A Handbook of Food Processing in Classical Rome
        David L. Thurmond
        Rome was able to support a huge urban population by providing it with the rudiments of human nutrition in the form of processed foods. This volume contains a careful analysis of those food processes. The work is organized on the basis of the presumed importance of those foods, beginning with the so-called Mediterranean Triad of cereals (particularly wheaten bread), olive oil and wine, then dealing with plant products such as legumes, vegetables and fruits, then animal products, and ending with the condiments (salts, sugars, acids, spices) which were themselves the agents for the preservation . read moreof other foods. The work combines analysis of literary and archaeological evidence from antiquity with that of traditional comparative practices and modern food science.




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