The Rome Digest is plugging a translation of Popes, Peasants, and Shepherds: Recipes and Lore from Rome and Lazio. Somewhat sensitised by my earlier efforts to dispel the idea that the herb mentuccia is pennyroyal, I looked inside. Imagine my disappointment when I discovered that the error continues to be perpetuated. I can’t find a way to comment at [The Rome Digest],1 or the translator’s site, so this marker will have to do.

  1. 2022-04-04: Currently for sale at less than $3500, a snip. 

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