Tag: Pompeii

Bread in Ancient Rome: An online presentation and bread-making workshop conducted by Farrell Monaco

Bread in Ancient Rome: An online presentation and bread-making workshop conducted by Farrell Monaco

Join award-winning experimental archaeologist, Farrell Monaco, for a FREE 1 1/2 hour presentation and workshop on bread and bread-making in ancient Rome. Farrell will discuss the archaeology of bread in ancient Rome, sources of evidence, methods of manufacture, form, function and symbolism. Following the introductory presentation, participants will work with Farrell to make their own Panis Quadratus loaves based on her recent research conducted at Pompeii, Italy.

Farrell Monaco - Bake Like a Roman

The Old School Kitchen: Bake Like a Roman 10-Nov-2019

What did the ancient Romans eat and how did they prepare their food? Archaeologist Farrell Monaco will talk about what archaeological evidence tells us about Roman foodways, from the most luxurious villas in Pompeii to roadside food stands. Discover the food of Rome, how modern food historians re-create ancient recipes, and then join us for a reception to follow.

This lecture is sponsored by the Boshell Lecture Series.

Pompeiian Feast
Classes and Retreats, Edible Archaeology

Boshell Lecture and Feast: Dining with the Romans

What did the ancient Romans eat and what were their banquets like? Archaeologist Farrell Monaco will talk about what archaeological evidence tells us about Roman foodways, from the most luxurious villas in Pompeii to roadside food stands. Discover how modern food historians re-create ancient recipes, and then sample some for yourself in […]

Ancient Recipes, Edible Archaeology, Italy, The Life of Food, Vegan, Vegetarian

Baking Bread with the Romans: Part II – Panis Quadratus

Friends, Romans, Baking Enthusiasts: Lend me your ears! …. Who wants to make Pompeiian Bread? If you do then you’ve come to the right place. Many of us have seen the iconic images of carbonised loaves of bread that were excavated from Pompeii, Herculaneum, and other settlements in the Bay […]