Dating pepper salt
Here are some of our favorites: The “pye”—as it used to be spelled—is a venerable dish, which can be traced all the way back to ancient Greece and Rome.
But those pastry-based dishes weren’t the desserts we tend to think of today. And for good reason: the crusts could help the contents of the pie (meat, typically) last a little longer than they would otherwise.
The advantage of this fake Hollandaise sauce is that you don’t have to figure out what to do with the egg whites – since the original requires only yolks!
The base of the peppers serve as little cups in which to poach the eggs!
John Harvey Kellogg has as good a claim to the title as anyone.By the 13th century, monks were known to drink a posset with eggs and figs.Milk, eggs, and sherry were foods of the wealthy, so eggnog was often used in toasts to prosperity and good health.Of all the roads that led to Rome, one of the busiest was the Via Salaria, the salt route, over which Roman soldiers marched and merchants drove oxcarts full of the precious crystals up the Tiber from the salt pans at Ostia.A soldier’s pay—consisting in part of salt—came to be known as solarium argentum, from which we derive the word salary.