Bizarre Dishes Invented by the Romans That will Make Your Stomach Turn

Would you dare to try these dishes?

Seafood from Pompeii
A mosaic from Pompeii shows the variety of seafood available in ancient Rome. Image source: Wikimedia Commons.

The Romans were responsible for many innovations we take for granted today, like toilets, sewers, concrete, and an extensive system of highways. As strange as it sounds, they also invented many bizarre food dishes that you may find unappetizing.

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Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

Top writer in History, Science, Art, Food, and Culture. Interested in lost civilizations and human evolution. Contact: prateekdasgupta@gmail.com

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