A Taste of Ancient Rome

CCOM 2038
Taste of Ancient Rome

What might dinner have been like in ancient Rome? Outdoor markets filled the air with the fragrances of fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices, meat, and seafood, not to mention the sights and sounds of wild game and poultry. With information in ancient Roman texts, from the recipes of Cato in the 3rd century BC to the cookbook of Apicius in the 4th century AD, the history of ancient food can be reconstructed. Try this unique cooking classes, each will be a gastronomic experience satisfying a curiosity on how to cook Roman recipes today.

Menu Fall 2017

Nov. 18: Marinated squash with swiss chard, Pasta ribbons with chickpeas and leeks, Dates filled with pine nuts and honey.

Menu Winter 2018

Jan. 27: Chicken with chestnut puree, Fava bean salad, Herbed cheese with arugula.

Instructor: Mark Temelini
Date: (FALL) November 18, 2017 (1 class)
             (WINTER) January 27, 2018 (1 class)
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Renaissance College (Maggie Jean Chestnut) Kitchen (Rm 102), 811 Charlotte St, Fredericton (click here for campus map)
Course fee: $45 (+HST) per session

About the instructor: 
Mark TemeliniMark Temelini is a first generation Italian-Canadian with extensive experience in teaching at the post-secondary level. He holds a PhD in Classics (focus on ancient languages and civilizations) and is an instructor in the Department of Classics and Ancient History at UNB. He is a recipient of the Faculty of Arts Award for Excellence in Teaching. He has taught Italian for many years at universities, private language institutions, and government organizations. His proficiency in Italian has earned him high school and university scholarships in Italy. Mark is enthusiastic about sharing Italian language and culture with students. He also organizes and directs cultural tours in Italy.

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