Recipe courtesy of Spirito DiVino Restaurant

Gaio Mazio's Pork, ancient recipe from Giulio Cesare's time

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 hr 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 5 hr
  • Yield: 4 servings



  1. Heat some olive oil in a pan and then add the meat, apple, and leeks. Add the flour. Let it cook for 5 minutes, turning the meat often.
  2. Add enough red wine to cover the pork. Continue to cook over a low flame. After 2 hours, add the honey, vinegar, black pepper, garum, and spices.
  3. Cook under the same low flame for another 2 or 3 hours, stirring occasionally.