Ancient Splendour: The city of Ephesus

The city of Ephesus, not far from SelV uk in Aegean Turkey, is one of the largest and best preserved classical sites in the world. Archaeological evidence suggests that the site was inhabited as early as 1000 BC, and three millennia later it continues to attract as many as 2 million visitors every year.

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Roman Recipes – Ofellae Ostian

In this recipe Ofellae are highly seasoned meat pieces taken from salted belly pork. A modern day equivalent might be spare-ribs as the dish seems to be quite common and may even have been a kind of fast food. The pork is scored, marinaded and then cooked whole and finally chunks of meat are served with a sauce.

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