Bread

Baking with the Greeks: Demeter's Daughter
Ancient Recipes, Bread, Edible Archaeology, Greece, Uncategorized

Baking with the Greeks: Demeter’s Daughter

The following post contains some naughty words, references to potentially naughty activities, and depictions of battle violence taking place on top of loaves of bread. Viewer discretion is advised. There are many things in this life that make me happy, such as: dogs; coffee; pancakes; archaeology; a Deadmau5 concert; and […]

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 […]

Bread, Christmas, Italy, The Old-School Kitchen, Vegetarian

Christmas Panettoncini or Mini Panettone – Traditional Italian Fruit Bread

This recipe is a smaller take on the popular Italian Christmas fruit-bread, Panettone.  ‘Personal Panettone’, I call them, or Panettoncino if you want to be linguistically correct!  These little darlings are not only simple to make, they also make great Christmas projects for the children and a terrific gift for […]