By Apicius, Joseph Dommers Vehling
Oldest identified cookbook in lifestyles bargains readers a transparent photo of what meals Romans ate, how they ready them. genuine recipes — from fig fed red meat and salt fish balls in wine sauce to pumpkin Alexander variety, nut custard turnovers and rose pie. forty nine illustrations.
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Publisher: William Morrow Cookbooks
Publication Date: 2008-04-22
Number of Pages: 176
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Add crushed tomatoes. (Blend if you have a blender). Salt and pepper to taste. Add lemon juice, curry powder and cook for about 10 minutes. Add parsley, cook another minute and pour over washed fish. Bake at 350o until the fish draws most of the sauce. Serve with rice pilaf. Serves 4 HAV YEV PILAF -Simone Arakelian (Chicken and rice) 3 to 3½ lb. chicken, cut up ¼ cup olive oil 2 onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, mashed 1 cup rice 2 tbsp. tomato paste, mixed in 3 cups water ¼ cup parsley, chopped salt, pepper to taste Brown chicken pieces in hot olive oil in large skillet with cover.
Serve immediately to insure the utmost of quality and flavor. 1 pound of bone-in lamb will serve one adult. ANDREW'S SHISH KEBAB -Thelma (Boghosian) Crespo (Barbecued lamb) 1 leg of lamb, cubed 1 bunch parsley, chopped fine 4 lge. onions, chopped fine 1 tbsp. salt 1 tbsp. pepper ¼ cup veg. oil ½ tsp. cumin powder 2 med. eggplants desired amounts, peppers and tomatoes Day before, mix together and marinate all ingredients except eggplants, peppers and tomatoes. Prior to barbecuing, wash and set aside peppers and tomatoes.
Add onions and broth or water to meat mixture -enough liquid to almost cover meat and simmer until onions are cooked. Keep warm until yogurt is heated. Yogurt mixture: 1 qt. yogurt 1 egg ½ cup water Mix above ingredients and beat for 2-3 minutes and bring to slow boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Bread: 3 stale Armenian Pideh breads, cut up in 1 inch cubes. (The drier and firmer the better) Divide bread cubes in individual soup bowls. Pour yogurt over cubes and top with meat and onion mixture.