Press and Podcasts

Farrell Monaco and Panis Quadratus


September 17, 2019 – Saveur Magazine (Global/USA) – Nominee for Best Special Interest Food Blog for the 2019 Saveur Magazine Blog Awards.

August 23, 2018 – Saveur Magazine (Global/USA) – Nominee for Best Special Interest Food Blog for the 2018 Saveur Magazine Blog Awards.


John Wacher Dissertation Prize for Roman Studies (2019) – University of Leicester (Leicester, UK)


Farrell at the BBC studios in Los Angeles

July 30, 2019 – Verve Magazine (New Zealand) – Ancient Eats with Farrell Monaco

May 22, 2019 – Ancient History Encyclopedia (UK/Global) – Dinner with the Romans: An Interview with Farrell Monaco

December 26, 2018 – BBC World Service (London, UK) – Food Chain with Emily Thomas – What does 2,000 year old bread taste like?

October 18, 2018 – BBC World Service (London, UK) – Food Chain with Emily Thomas – Aristocrats and Archaeo-Food Nerds

March 15, 2018 – Radio New Zealand (Wellington, NZ) – This Way Up with Simon Morton – “Edible archaeology: recreating Pompeii’s bread”

March 6, 2018 – WGN Radio (Chicago, USA)  – The Nick Digilio Show – “The study of food…tells us everything about ourselves.” Archaeologist Farrell Monaco on making ancient civilizations’ recipes”.


September-2019 – Archeologia e gastronomia si uniscono: ecco il Panis Quadratus: L’iniziativa di Farrell Monaco e Carmelo Esposito per realizzare il pane di Pompei by Marco Pirollo

11-August-2019 – The Guardian / Observer – (United Kingdom) – Dig in! Archaeologists serve up ancient menus for modern tables by James Tapper

June 2019 – S7 Magazine (Russia) – Link to pdf article here

November 25, 2018 – Frankfurter Allgemeine (Frankfurt, Germany) – “Was man in der Küche von den Etruskern lernen kann” by Jessica Jungbauer

Farrell live in the studio with Simon Morton at Radio New Zealand

September 23, 2018 – Made in Pompei (Naples, Italy) – “La funzione dei solchi sul Panis Quadratus: svelati i misteri sui pani carbonizzati rinvenuti a Pompei” by Marco Pirollo

January 19, 2018 – Atlas Obscura (Global/USA) – “Putting Ancient Recipes on The Plate” by Jessica Leigh Hester

December 16, 2017 – The Inquisitr (Global/USA) – “The Archaeologist’s Christmas: The Exciting Trend Of Cuneiform Tablet Cookies For The Holidays” by Kristine Moore


April 2, 2019 – AnthroDish Podcast (Canada) – Recreating the Foods of Ancient Rome

April 2, 2019 – The Feast Podcast (Canada) – Nailed It: Ancient Roman Edition

February 1, 2018 – Heritage Radio Network (New York, New York) – A Taste of The Past with Linda Pelaccio – “Tasting Ancient Rome: Recreating Ancient Recipes and What Archaeology Tells Us”


May 15, 2018 – ARCH International (USA) – We Are What We Eat: How The Archaeology Of Food Conveys Expression Of Identity

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Farrell Monaco
Job Title
Experimental Archaeologist
Tavola Mediterranean