Spelt, fennel, bay leaves, garlic, honey, chickpeas, duck, pork and goat: just a few savory ingredients of the Etruscan culinary tradition.
Today's Mediterranean diet hasn't changed significantly over time (excluding the addition of potatoes, tomatoes and corn). Nowadays we know that even the Etruscans ate soups and bread made from grain, olive oil based sauces, fish and roasted meat. A few years ago we visited the Archeo Street Food festival in Cortona, where six restaurants presented special dishes inspired by the Etruscan culinary tradition. Here are some of their recipes: