Farrell Monaco and Raffaele Cirillo of Tavola Mediterranea bring the archeology, imagery, customs, and flavours of Ancient Rome to the modern table via publishing, public education, immersive experiences and culinary master class events in Italy, the UK and the USA.
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The Old-School Kitchen with Farrell Monaco – Private Booking – Rome, IT
“On a balmy, starlit night more than 40 people are seated at a table that runs the length of the inner courtyard of Castello di Potentino, a medieval castle in southern Tuscany. Through openings in the wall you can glimpse the slopes of Monte Amiata. The mountain was sacred to […]
This event has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic and associated health and safety precautions and travel restrictions. “On a balmy, starlit night more than 40 people are seated at a table that runs the length of the inner courtyard of Castello di Potentino, a medieval castle in southern […]
CANCELLED – The Old School Kitchen: From the Etruscan Table to the Roman Banquet (May 31-June 6, 2020)
Join food archaeologist, Farrell Monaco for a 5-day live-in edible archaeology master class at the palatial Castello di Potentino, a medieval castle hidden in a valley in the Tuscan countryside, as we explore the food history and archaeology of Etruria, Magna Graecia, and Rome from 800 BC to the Imperial Roman Era (AD 476). May 31- June 6, 2020 – Monte Amiata (Tuscany), Italy.
Farrell Monaco is hosted by the Trinity College Dublin Classics Society and will present a lecture on Roman food and Roman bread-making. Let’s cook it old school!
Thank you to everyone who voted and/or nominated Tavola Mediterranea! We are going to Cincinnati! I’m so excited to be nominated for the “Most Obsessive Award: Best Special Interest Blog” this year! The awards are taking place in Cincinnati at the 21C Museum Hotel and I am very excited to […]
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.
A Culinary Retreat Exploring Ancient Etruscan and Roman Food Culture In The Heart of Tuscany Join food archaeologist, Farrell Monaco, and visual story-teller, Saghar Setareh, for a 5-day live-in edible archaeology master class at a palatial medieval castle hidden in a valley in the Tuscan countryside as they explore the […]
Let’s cook it old school, Baltimore! More details to be announced shortly.