The Greeks and the Romans already ate a lot of street food, and it was fried fish sold by pedlars during the city holidays. This is still a Roman speciality, just think about the filetto di baccalà (salted cod fillet). The Romans didn’t only fry in oil, but also in other liquids such as oil […]
Nowadays everybody knows that the origins of bread are ancient, going back up to the Neolithic Era. The Ancient Greeks used to prepare a flat bread called plakous, flavoured with aromas such as garlic and onion. The story has it that Darius the Great (521-486 B.C.) used to prepare a cheese and dates stuffed flat bread, and during the 1st century B.C., the poet Virgil used to talk about bread as an edible plate.