Apicus

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An Ancient Roman Villa – A Cultural Ideal of Rural Life Pt 2

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A villa in ancient Roman times was all about the cultural ideal of rural life and in it, surrounded by nature, man could become the master of his own destiny

Roman Chef Apicus and Oysters

Roman Chef Apicus and Oysters

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Every ancient culture attributed the origin of agriculture  to some beneficent deity. The Egyptians had Osiris, the Greeks, Ceres and so forth. Somewhere along the line however ‘man elevated his and her mind to associate sociability with food and gradually over a long period time, to also reflect his ‘civilised’…