Roman egg grossness
When the Romans were making food, they loved to use a sauce called liquamen. It doesn't sound very tasty - it was made from fish guts left out to rot in the sun! It was used for sweet as well as savoury dishes.
The Romans used lots of herbs to flavour dishes. Honey was popular - like the liquamen, it was eaten with both savoury and sweet food. Try this simple Roman recipe which uses honey (no fish guts needed).
How to make
1. Boil the eggs and set aside to cool.
2. Grind the pepper, lovage or celery leaves and pine kernels with a pestle and mortar until you have a lumpy paste.
3. Add the honey and the vinegar and stir well.
4. Peel the boiled eggs and cut them in half.
5. Pour the sauce over the eggs and enjoy your Roman feast.
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