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Passum Braised Pork Shoulder
Ancient Recipes, Edible Archaeology, Italy

The Mediterranean Triad – Grapes, Grains and Olives: Apicius’ Passum-Braised Pork Shoulder with Grape Must Cakes

Good day, coqui! It’s getting a bit chilly on the old latifundium, isn’t it? Not such a bad thing, really. It simply means that it’s time to start cooking some hot, carbohydrate-rich meals that stick to the ribs… ancient Roman-style! Up here in the northern hemisphere the days are growing […]

Defrutum - Roman Grape Reduction Sauce
Ancient Recipes, Edible Archaeology, Italy, Vegan, Vegetarian

The Mediterranean Triad – Grapes, Grains and Olives: Death by Defrutum

Este artículo también se publica en español aquí: https://tavolamediterranea.com/2020/05/23/la-triada-mediterranea-uvas-granos-y-aceitunas-muerte-por-defrutum/ Good day, coqui! Get out your lead-lined pots because today we’re going to live dangerously just like the Romans!….. Okay, I’m just kidding! Put the lead-lined pot down. Right now. But seriously, folks…. Anyone who’s ever cooked commercially, experimented in their […]

The Old School Kitchen: Tuscany
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)

“On a balmy, starlit night more than 40 people are seated at a table that runs the length of the inner courtyard of Castello di Potentino, a medieval castle in southern Tuscany. Through openings in the wall you can glimpse the slopes of Monte Amiata. The mountain was sacred to […]

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

CANCELLED – The Old School Kitchen: From the Etruscan Table to the Roman Banquet (July 5-11, 2020)

This event has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic and associated health and safety precautions and travel restrictions. “On a balmy, starlit night more than 40 people are seated at a table that runs the length of the inner courtyard of Castello di Potentino, a medieval castle in southern […]

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

CANCELLED – 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.