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Andrew Dalby is a Historian and Linguist and Has Written for Numerous Food History and Classics Journals

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Works by Andrew Dalby

The Classical Cookbook (1996) 258 copies, 6 reviews
Dangerous Tastes: The Story of Spices (2000) 236 copies, 2 reviews
Siren Feasts (1995) 73 copies, 1 review
Bacchus: A Biography (2003) 50 copies
Cheese : a global history (2009) 47 copies, 1 review
Shakespeare Cookbook (2012) 29 copies
The Breakfast Book (2013) 26 copies, 1 review
Food in the Ancient World from A-Z (2003) 24 copies, 1 review

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Food (2007) — Contributor, some editions — 130 copies
A Companion to Food in the Ancient World (2015) — Contributor — 17 copies
Food In Antiquity (Classical Studies) (1995) — Contributor — 13 copies
Archaic Greece: New Approaches and New Evidence (1998) — Contributor — 7 copies
Arethusa (vol 12 no 2) — Contributor — 1 copy

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The amazing story of how spices reached the Mediterranean. Once this is understood, it is not so hard to understand how spices reached the isles of England.
 
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LibrarianFu | 1 other review | May 11, 2024 |
Provides information about Roman cooking and provides modern adaptions of recipes from the Apicius and other sources.
 
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LibrarianFu | 5 other reviews | May 11, 2024 |
A nicely constructed cookbook, from multiple sources.
 
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JonFarley | 5 other reviews | Jun 11, 2021 |
This seems to be mostly interested in providing material for creating ancient meals for groups. It suffers from the usual questions about whether or not the assumptions made are reasonable. In this case the double translation from Greek or Latin to English and then to German makes checking harder than usual.

Very often the recipes call for 'Poleiminze' (pennyroyal). I couldn't find any note that pennyroyal is poisonous. This obviously depends on the dosage, but it is irresponsible to put it in food without a warning that it can cause abortions, vomiting, and liver damage.… (more)
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MarthaJeanne | 5 other reviews | Jun 3, 2020 |

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