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Where did the Roman food come from?


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October 11, 2013 5:16AM

The Ancient Roman Empire was based around trade. Trading foods was common. The Ancient Romans traded in beef, corn, olive oil, spices, wine, cabbages, parsnips, lettuce, asparagus, onion, garlic, marrows, zucchini, radishes, lentils, beans, beets, and wheat, just to name a few of the known ones. Spices were traded in from China, Olive Oil was traded in from around the whole Roman Empire as well as wheat, England traded in a lot of the vegetables and herbs as well as Wine.