Baking Bread with the Romans: Roman Leicester Baking Class for Kids

Baking with the Romans: A historical bread-baking class for children

This video cooking class is tailored for young apprentice pistores trying their hands at Roman baking for the very first time!

Join archaeologist and University of Leicester alumna, Farrell Monaco, to find out about bread and bakeries in ancient Rome, and then learn how to make a 2,000-year old Roman bread recipe as described by Cato the Elder.

This video was produced for Roman Leicester in partnership with the University of Leicester – School of Archaeology and Ancient History; University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS); Classics for All (CfA)Leicester City Council (LCC)Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society (LAHS)Heritage Schools (Historic England); the East Midlands Association of Classics Teachers (EMACT); the Leicester Creative Business Depot (LCB) and the Friends of the Jewry Wall Museum. Together we facilitate school and community engagement with global human history through locally focused activities and resources.

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