hedus siue agnus crudus: oleo piper fricabis et asparges fores salum purum multo cum coriandri semen. in furnum mittis, assatum inferes.
Apicius – De re coquinaria
Rare lamb or kid
Rub with oil and pepper, and sprinkle plenty of pure salt and coriander seed all over the outside. Put in the oven. Serve roasted
This text and translation are taken from Sally Grainger and Christopher Grocock’s Apicius (2006).
|1 kg boned lamb roast||20g coriander seed|
|75 mL extra virgin olive oil||5g pepper|
- Rub the lamb liberally with the olive oil and pepper.
- Crush the coriander seed and press into the lamb with the salt.
- Roast the lamb, and baste while roasting.
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Grocock, Christopher and Grainger, Sally. Apicius. Totnes, 2006.