Peaches in Spice Wine

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Recipe by ThatSouthernBelle

Original recipe from the oldest known surviving cookbook, "De Re Coquinaria," By Apicius, written in the first centry A.D. Recipe "modernazation" found in "The Philospher's Kitchen" by Francine Segan. Original recipe: Clean firm peaches, cut them into pieces and boil. Arrange in a shallow pan, sprinkle with a little oil and serve with cumin-wine sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 firm peaches, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup dessert wine
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, ground


  1. Divide the peach slices among four large wineglasses and top with the honey.
  2. Pour 1/4 cup of the wine into each glass and sprinkle with the cumin.
  3. Serve immediately.

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