Edible Archaeology

Rome Cooking Classes 2018
Ancient Recipes, Classes and Retreats, Edible Archaeology

Edible Archaeology Cooking Class: The Mediterranean Triad (Rome, Italy)

Ongoing. Please email: info@tavolamediterranea.com to inquire. Explore the history of ancient Rome’s river ports and the city’s once bustling food distribution quarter with experimental archaeologist and food-writer, Farrell Monaco. Then cook an authentic Roman dinner using the three key ingredients in the ancient Roman diet: Grapes, Grains and Olives. This […]

Ancient Recipes, Classes and Retreats, Edible Archaeology

Edible Archaeology Cooking Class: Baking Bread with the Romans (Rome, Italy)

Ongoing. Please email: info@tavolamediterranea.com to inquire. Explore the history of Roman bread-making with experimental archaeologist and food-writer, Farrell Monaco, this summer in Rome, Italy. Join Farrell Monaco for a day of touring and recreating the culinary history of ancient Rome. Spend the morning touring the ancient bakeries, granaries and eateries […]

Cuneiform Gingerbread Tablets from Tavola Mediterranea
Ancient Recipes, Edible Archaeology, Just For Fun, Mesopotamia (Iraq), Vegetarian

Edible Archaeology: Gingerbread Cuneiform Tablets

Good day, good readers! Most of you who read my articles, or cook with my recipes, know that I enjoy making edible archaeology. I find it to be an immersive, experiential, and multi-sensory avenue with which to explore and understand the archaeological and historical written records. Those of you who […]

Tracta and Pisam Vitellianam (Vitellian Beans with Farro Rusks)
Ancient Recipes, Edible Archaeology, Italy, The Life of Food, Vegetarian

Tracta et Fabam Vitellianam (Vitellian Beans with Farro Rusks)

Salvete Amici! Non semper erit aestas….It will not always be summer. Alas, winter is coming…. just like it always does. And just like that we’ll put the bathing suits and flip-flops away for another year and get out our woolens and fire-wood instead. But that’s okay! Because good things come […]