Ancient Recipes

The Old School Kitchen - With Farrell Monaco
Ancient Recipes, Archaeology, Classes and Retreats, Edible Archaeology, Etruria, Greece, Italy, Rome, The Old-School Kitchen, Travel Cooking, Workshops

The Old School Kitchen: From the Etruscan Table to the Roman Banquet (Sept 6 -12, 2020)

A 6-day Culinary Retreat Exploring Ancient Etruscan, Greek and Roman Food and Ancient Recipes In The Heart of Tuscany Join food archaeologist, Farrell Monaco for a 5-day live-in edible archaeology master class at the palatial Castello di Potentino, a medieval castle hidden in a valley in the Tuscan countryside, as […]

The Old School Kitchen - With Farrell Monaco
Ancient Recipes, Archaeology, Classes and Retreats, Edible Archaeology, Etruria, Greece, Italy, Rome, The Old-School Kitchen, Travel & Tourism, Workshops

The Old School Kitchen: From the Etruscan Table to the Roman Banquet (May 31-June 6, 2020)

Join food archaeologist, Farrell Monaco for a 5-day live-in edible archaeology master class at the palatial Castello di Potentino, a medieval castle hidden in a valley in the Tuscan countryside, as we explore the food history and archaeology of Etruria, Magna Graecia, and Rome from 800 BC to the Imperial Roman Era (AD 476). May 31- June 6, 2020 – Monte Amiata (Tuscany), Italy.

Roman Git Bread Recipe | Tavola Mediterranea
Ancient Recipes, Edible Archaeology, Italy, Vegan, Vegetarian

Baking with the Romans – The Key Ingredients: Git.

That’s right, folks. It’s time to get the git out. Recently, I have been delving deeper into the archaeological and documentary records, looking for evidence of the many weird and wonderful ingredients that are incorporated into Roman breads, as this is an integral (and achievable) aspect in exploring the sensory […]

Taralli Pugliesi Recipe | Tavola Mediterranea
Ancient Recipes, Bread, Edible Archaeology, Greece, Puglia, Vegan, Vegetarian

Bread for the Gods: Taralli Pugliesi

Hey good looking! Whatcha got cooking? How’s about cooking up ancient bread with me?… There has been a particular theme that has consistently presented itself during my research this summer, and it’s called ‘continuity’. In archaeology, continuity is a term used to connote the unbroken or consistent existence, operation, or […]

Prosphoro: Greek Orthodox Eucharistic Bread
Ancient Recipes, Bread, Edible Archaeology, Greece, The Old-School Kitchen, Uncategorized, Vegan, Vegetarian

Baking with the Greeks: Prosphora

Hey, good looking! Whatcha got cooking? So… I took a break this week from preparing for this summer’s presentations and cooking workshops in Italy to get back into the kitchen where I could indulge in what I call ‘procrastibaking‘. This sometimes happens when I have a writing deadline or lot […]

The Old School Kitchen: Etruria
Ancient Recipes, Classes and Retreats, Edible Archaeology, Etruria, Italy, The Old-School Kitchen

The Old School Kitchen: Etruria

A Culinary Retreat and Feast Exploring Ancient Etruscan Food Culture and Archaeology In The Heart of Tuscany Join food archaeologist, Farrell Monaco, and vintner, Charlotte Horton, for a weekend Etruscan feast at a palatial Medieval castle hidden in the Tuscan countryside. Explore and indulge in the food history, art, and […]