By Crystal King
On a blistering day within the twenty-sixth 12 months of Augustus Caesar’s reign, a tender chef, Thrasius, is obtained for the exorbitant expense of twenty thousand denarii. His patron is the notorious connoisseur Marcus Gavius Apicius, prosperous past degree, passionate about a style for nice nutrients from unique areas, and a unique ambition: to function culinary consultant to Caesar, an honor that might cement his legacy as Rome's top epicure.
Apicius rightfully believes that Thrasius is the main to his culinary good fortune, and with Thrasius’s aid he quickly turns into recognized for his lavish events and awesome nutrition. Thrasius unearths a family members in Apicius’s loved ones, his daughter Apicata, his spouse Aelia, and her handmaiden, Passia whom Thrasius fast falls in love with. yet as Apicius attracts toward his final target, his reckless omit for any who may possibly get in his means takes a deadly flip that threatens his younger kinfolk and areas his complete loved ones on the mercy of the main robust forces in Rome.
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