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A Taste of Rome - Tavola Mediterranea
Ancient Recipes, Classes and Retreats, Edible Archaeology, Travel & Tourism

Culinary Retreat: A Taste of Rome (2018) with Ken Albala and Farrell Monaco – SOLD OUT

The 2018 retreat is SOLD OUT. Email: info@tavolamediterranea.com to join the mailing list for the 2019 retreat! Join Ken Albala and Farrell Monaco for a 7-day workshop at an ancient villa in the Roman countryside as they explore the flavors and food history of Rome from the ancient Republic through […]

Ancient Recipes, Edible Archaeology, Italy, The Life of Food, Travel & Tourism, Vegetarian

Tasting Pompeii – Sensory Archaeology and Caupona

This summer I had the privilege of working on the Pompeii Food & Drink Project (PFaDP) for its final field season. For those who are not familiar with the project, Dr. Betty-Jo Mayeske and a team of archaeologists and historians have been painstakingly working at Pompeii (Pompei, Italy) for 17 […]

Cheese, Italy, Limone Sfusato, Pasta, The Old-School Kitchen, Travel & Tourism, Vegetarian

A Week in Ravello – Ricotta Ravioli with Lemon Brown Butter Sauce

The culinary use of lemons is often limited to garnishes, desserts or liqueurs. But this citrus fruit can do so much more than simply flavour water and liquor and it was eating and cooking in Ravello, Italy that taught me this. The Amalfi Coast isn’t just home to beaches, sun […]