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LIBUM - The third course at a Roman evening meal, or Cena, was known as the 'mensae secundae' or second tables - what we would call dessert. This course comprised fairly simple items such as fruits and nuts but sometimes cooked dishes were included. This dish, called Libum, is one such dish. It is a honey cheesecake and was a sacrificial dish reserved for special occasions. - Romano British Recipe   (cookit.e2bn.org)

Check out the oven used to make this Ancient Roman honey cheesecake called libum

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In Ovis Apalis – Ancient Roman Eggs In Pine Nut Sauce

Roman appetizers made from eggs and topped with pine nuts, peppers, honey and salt. Augustus probably had some in his lifetime.

A reconstruction of a typical Roman meal using tableware excavated from Verulamium and foods known to have been eaten in Roman Britain

A reconstruction of a typical Roman meal using tableware excavated from Verulamium and foods known to have been eaten in Roman Britain

Elsie de Wolfe, 1936.  •	One of the most famed expert in early 20th century

Top Celebrity Homes: Countess Dorothy di Frasso's home: antique chinoiserie villa decorated by Elsie de Wolfe

Image of free teacher website resource A Roman house

(Chapter This is a floor plan and a section view of a Roman house. It is showing the Vestibulum on the far left of the picture. A Vestibulum is a raised area just outside of the entrance surrounded by the house on three sides.

Interior by Elsie de Wolfe in 1936 for the Countess Dorothy di Frasso

Top Celebrity Homes: Countess Dorothy di Frasso's home: antique chinoiserie villa decorated by Elsie de Wolfe

Elsie DeWolfe Interiors | Elsie De Wolfe/Lady Mendl, 1939 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Famed interior decorator Lady Mendl (L), wife of Sir Charles Mendl, press attache to the British Embassy, clad in organza gown designed by Mainbocher as she chats w. movie star Mary Pickford during dinner/dance party she hosted at the British Embassy.

Miss Lily Elsie, c.1905.

Postcard of Lily Elsie in “The Merry Widow” Foulsham & Banfield (English, 1906 – Published by The Rotary Photographic Company, London ca. 1907 Hand-colored photograph 3 x 5 in. x 14 cm) Private collection

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