Trivia: The First Cookbook Ever Written

chefThe first cookbook ever was written by a Sicilian Greek named Archestratus in 350 BC. It was called Hedypatheia (Pleasant Living or Life of Luxury).


Newest 2
Newest 2 Comments

From Wikipedia : "This utterly admirable Chrysippus, in On Goodness and Pleasure book V, talks of: Books like Philaenis’s, and the Gastronomy of Archestratus, and stimulants to love and sexual intercourse, and then again slave girls practised in such movements and postures and specialising in the subject"

Wow. Rachael Ray has some improvement to bring in her program!
Abusive comment hidden. (Show it anyway.)
Commenting is closed.


Email This Post to a Friend
"Trivia: The First Cookbook Ever Written"

Separate multiple emails with a comma. Limit 5.

 

Success! Your email has been sent!

close window
X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
 
Learn More