Tag: Roman

Panem et Dulcia - Eataly
Classes and Retreats, Edible Archaeology, United States

Panem et Dulcia – Bread and Sweets of Ancient Rome

Join award winning archaeologist and food-writer, Farrell Monaco, for an ancient Roman culinary master class at Eataly Los Angeles! Embark on a journey into the beauty, simplicity, and sophistication of Roman breads, sweets, and pastries. Then explore various types of archaeological, artistic and literary evidence that provide archaeologists with clues as […]

Apicius' Hypotrimma Recipe - Tavola Mediterranea
Ancient Recipes, Edible Archaeology, Italy, Just For Fun, The Life of Food

The Roman Sweet Tooth: A Recipe for Apicius’ Hypotrimma with Defrutum Glazed Spelt Biscuits

Good day, good coqui! Are you ready to drop everything that you’re doing right now to work on something that is far more important than taxes and way more delicious than that boring old salad you’re about to make? Because I know I am. Taxes be gone! The kitchen calls […]

Passum Braised Pork Shoulder
Ancient Recipes, Edible Archaeology, Italy

The Mediterranean Triad – Grapes, Grains and Olives: Apicius’ Passum-Braised Pork Shoulder with Grape Must Cakes

Good day, coqui! It’s getting a bit chilly on the old latifundium, isn’t it? Not such a bad thing, really. It simply means that it’s time to start cooking some hot, carbohydrate-rich meals that stick to the ribs… ancient Roman-style! Up here in the northern hemisphere the days are growing […]

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 […]