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Farrell Monaco - How to Recreate Roman Bread
Experimental Archaeology, Videos, YouTube Channel

How to Recreate Ancient Bread | Gastro Obscura

What did bread from ancient Pompeii taste like? Farrell Monaco knows. The experimental archaeologist replicates ancient technologies and specific ingredients, even growing her own starters, to bring to life the breads that ancient Pompeiians would have eaten. But recreating the bread goes beyond culinary curiosity—baking it is a way to understand how one simple food item can bring people together, a practice that resonates today, even as it did once in Pompeii.

Panem et Dulcia - Eataly
Classes and Retreats, Edible Archaeology, United States

Panem et Dulcia – Bread and Sweets of Ancient Rome

Join award winning archaeologist and food-writer, Farrell Monaco, for an ancient Roman culinary master class at Eataly Los Angeles! Embark on a journey into the beauty, simplicity, and sophistication of Roman breads, sweets, and pastries. Then explore various types of archaeological, artistic and literary evidence that provide archaeologists with clues as […]

Panem et Dulcia - Eataly

Panem et Dulcia – Bread and Sweets of Ancient Rome

Join award winning archaeologist and food-writer, Farrell Monaco, for an ancient Roman culinary master class at Eataly Los Angeles! Embark on a journey into the beauty, simplicity, and sophistication of Roman breads, sweets, and pastries. Then explore various types of archaeological, artistic and literary evidence that provide archaeologists with clues as […]

Farrell Monaco National Geographic Roman Bread Experimental Archaeology
Ancient Recipes, Bread, Experimental Archaeology, Italy, Pompeii

Re-creating 2,000-year-old bread found in Pompeii, post-Vesuvius

In A.D. 79 the eruption of Mount Vesuvius buried the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in ash and pumice, and carbonized many of their organic contents—including the bread in Pompeii’s bakeries. Farrell Monaco, a culinary archaeologist, researched one popular bread’s history and has re-created the recipe.

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

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.

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

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.