Tag: Roman Civilization

Stuffed Dormouse and Fish Gut Sauce: The Flavors of Pompeii

OXFORD, England — A starter of stuffed dormouse, anyone? The dish was a delicacy in ancient Rome. It was prepared by gutting the mouse, filling it with pork mince, and baking it. The dormouse had previously been fattened in a special jar that had tiny ledges molded inside, so it could run around before it […]

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