Bread in Ancient Rome: An online presentation and bread-making workshop conducted by Farrell Monaco

Baking Bread with the Romans – LIVE! June 6 at 12 noon PST

It’s giveaway and workshop time! Registration link is below.

Join award-winning experimental archaeologist, Farrell Monaco, for a FREE 1 1/2 hour presentation and workshop on bread and bread-making in ancient Rome. Farrell will discuss the archaeology of bread in ancient Rome, sources of evidence, methods of manufacture, form, function and symbolism. Following the introductory presentation, participants will work with Farrell to make their own Panis Quadratus loaves based on her recent research conducted at Pompeii, Italy, which will be detailed fully in her forthcoming publication on the subject. Registrants will also be entered to win a custom Panis Quadratus wheel press and a Pompeian linen bread bag, made by My Bukuro.Emails will go out to registrants the week prior to the workshop with the link to the Zoom room and instructions on what to prepare prior to the session. The workshop will cover the history and archaeology of bread-making and bakeries in Rome, and some of the various theories (old and new) related to the manufacture of the iconic Panis Quadratus… and then we’ll make one ourselves! The winner of the giveaway will also be announced in the workshop.

Farrell Monaco making Panis Quadratus - Pompeii Bread
Farrell Monaco making Panis Quadratus – Pompeii Bread

The live Panis Quadratus lecture and bread-making workshop through Excellence Through Classics on May 5th was packed to the internet rafters and was a smashing success! Thanks to all who attended! I understand that some people missed the May 5th workshop, however, as the Zoom room was changed at the last minute by the organizer to accommodate the higher number of participants. Fear not, pistores! I’ve got you covered, as always.

Bread in Ancient Rome: An online presentation and bread-making workshop conducted by Farrell Monaco
Bread in Ancient Rome: An online presentation and bread-making workshop conducted by Farrell Monaco

I am launching a second Zoom workshop on June 6th at 12 noon PST… And it’s FREE! Your registration for the workshop also enters you to win one of my custom-designed Panis Quadratus wheel presses and a large Pompeian linen bread bag, made by My Bukuro, to store your Panis Quadratus loaf in after baking!

To register and enter the giveaway, here’s what you need to do:

1. Follow the Tavola Mediterranea social media pages, whichever one(s) you are on, if you are not already following:

2. To register for the class: CLICK THIS LINK and subscribe to the Tavola Mediterranea newsletter. This will be your workshop registration and giveaway entry.

Emails will go out to registrants the week prior to the workshop with the link to the Zoom room and instructions on what to prepare prior to the session. The workshop will cover the history and archaeology of bread-making and bakeries in Rome, and some of the various theories (old and new) related to the manufacture of the iconic Panis Quadratus… and then we’ll make one ourselves! Participants will explore some new insights which will be detailed fully in my forthcoming publication on the subject. The winner of the giveaway will also be announced in the workshop.

Let’s cook it old school!

Farrell Monaco and Panis Quadratus
Farrell Monaco and Panis Quadratus
Summary
Event
Baking Bread with the Romans - LIVE! June 6 at 12 noon PST
Location
Online,
Starting on
June 6, 2020
Ending on
June 6, 2020
Join award-winning experimental archaeologist, Farrell Monaco, for a FREE 1 1/2 hour presentation and workshop on bread and bread-making in ancient Rome. Farrell will discuss the archaeology of bread in ancient Rome, sources of evidence, methods of manufacture, form, function and symbolism.
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4 comments on “Baking Bread with the Romans – LIVE! June 6 at 12 noon PST

  1. Bo Lindquist on said:

    Hi Farrell,
    Thansks for an exhilarating and mind-boggling initiative! Would so much have liked to partake of the class, but realized you were there too late. Any chance you recorded it? And/or will do it again? Would be so interesting!
    Looking forward to hearing from you,
    Bo Lindquist
    Documentary film maker,
    Stockholm, Sweden

  2. Eileen on said:

    We missed this!! We have the wheel press and made bread! However it would have been so awesome to see your Zoom class! I hope you’ll be doing this again. I will sign us up for your newsletter and hope this will be a way to be notified for other Zoom classes!

    • Farrell Monaco on said:

      There will be another! Be sure to subscribe to the newsletter to hear about upcoming events and Zoom workshops! – Farrell

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