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5 Outrageous Things Ancient Romans Ate | Latin Language Blog

5 Outrageous Things Ancient Romans Ate Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Roman culture Salvete Omnes! I have been thinking constantly about food latel…
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Much of what people consider "outrageous" as food is largely a product of cultural conditioning, individual sophistication, or the lack of it. Few dishes can surpass the horror of the French "delicacy" of the ortolan, which is eaten bones, guts and all. By contrast, Stir-Fried Jellyfish, for example, is common in Asian cuisine and quite tasty thanks to the sauce. By itself, it's quite bland, …More
Much of what people consider "outrageous" as food is largely a product of cultural conditioning, individual sophistication, or the lack of it. Few dishes can surpass the horror of the French "delicacy" of the ortolan, which is eaten bones, guts and all. By contrast, Stir-Fried Jellyfish, for example, is common in Asian cuisine and quite tasty thanks to the sauce. By itself, it's quite bland, like much seafood.