By Andrew Dalby and Sally Grainger An updated edition of this best-selling cookbook, which was the first to explore the menus and manners of ancient Greece and Rome. Featuring fifty recipes from every stratum of classical civilization, this book covers everything from wedding feasts and lavish banquets to street food and simple meals, with step-by-step adaptations for the modern cook. The recipes are placed beside descriptions of household life and festivity from across the classical world to conjure the tastes, smells, sights and sounds of daily life, which is complemented by the illustrations throughout with scenes of food, hunting, feasting and carousing from wall paintings, mosaics and Greek vases. A perfect gift for cooking enthusiasts, classicists or anyone with an interest in food history.
176 pages, paperback, measures 22 x 17.5cm
A classic 'top trumps'-style card game - of the world's deadliest diseases. Play one disease against another and try to trump your opponents card in terms of fatality rate, incubation period and so on. 30 cards plus instructions in a neat box.
A classic 'top trumps'-style card game - of the world's worst dictators (all your favourites and a few surprises). Play one despot against another and try to trump your opponents card in terms of length of rule, death toll and so on. 30 dictator cards...
Nihilism.Soap.Unscented.Absolutely no absolutes. unscented.56g
A pocket-sized tin of portable confidence from The Unemployed Philosopher's Guild. Contains approx 60 peppermints. Tin measures 4.5 x 4.5 x 1.5cm.