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Stuffed dormice a Roman favourite

Stuffed dormice a Roman favourite
trefwoorden: romeinse tijd - recepten - knaagdieren - oesters
Archaeologists in Northamptonshire are unearthing the recipe secrets of the Romans.
Excavations in the county have shown the dish of the day 2,000 years ago was freshly-grilled hare and stuffed dormice.
The excavations are at Whitehall Villa, Nether Heyford, just yards from the Grand Union Canal, are revealing the secrets of Northamptonshire's Roman Heritage, including their unusual diet.
Archaeologist Martin Weaver said a burned bowl found at the site contained the remnants of hare stew.

Lees verder in: BBC News (19 juli 2003)