Tag Archives: colatura

Your Good News

Do you have some good news for the readership?   How are things going with churches where you are?   (Good news, please.) For my part, some of you great people who follow my live-streamed Mass each day sent donations for flowers.  … Read More

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Forty, a poem, and ancient garlic cheese spread

This is wonderful. I’ve written of garum in the past.  It’s modern near equivalent is colatura. Today’s #ClassicsCurio is a warning about where to source (or should that be sauce?) your mottoes, as that famous American motto ‘e pluribus unum’ … Read More

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen – Of the Bard, Crow and Fishy Noodles

I take a break from deep musing upon the mystery of the Epiphany to watch an episode of hilarious Upstart Crow [and UK… you probably know about this already… HERE] and have some fishy noodles. I was going to have … Read More

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GARUM WATCH! Ancient factory found in Israel

Garum. I occasionally write of garum. The ancient Romans eagerly doused their foods and used as a cooking ingredient a fermented fish sauce: garum.  The preparation of garum is described by Pliny.  Modern Vietnamese fish sauce and modern S. Italian … Read More

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GARUM WATCH! Ancient underwater discovery

Sometimes I have written of the joys of garum. The ancient Romans loved to slather their foods, and add as a cooking ingredient, wondrous garum. Garum is a fermented fish sauce, highly attested in ancient literature, the preparation of which … Read More

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Sort of Sunday Supper…. sort of… and a fun blog suggestion

You may remember that I have posted about cooking some ancient and medieval dishes. Today I discovered a blog dedicate to ancient cooking with a delightful name: Pass The Garum. Garum, of course, is the ancient equivalent of ketchup.  It … Read More

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Of rotted fish juice lunch and of gardens and of feeders

I want to thank EC of NY for lunch today.  EC of NY sent some garum… yes… garum.  I have written about garum several times (check here and here.), but most recently in the form of colatura, a super concentrated … Read More

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More on garum

The Cranky Professor has a good post tying into our investigation of an ancient Roman recipe. He deals with the dating of the Vesuvius eruption and.. garum! mmmmm…. garummmmm Garum, made from fermenting fish in saltwater, was basically the ketchup … Read More

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