Talk by Maureen Fant on “Real Italian Food – What does that even mean?”

The library is pleased to announce a Speaker series in English that will take place from September 2017 through June 2018 with a variety of different topics. Click here for a schedule of talks through December.

Maureen Fant will be speaking on the subject of “Real Italian Food – What Does That Even Mean?”

Maureen B. Fant’s dual interests are Italian food and Roman archaeology—and anywhere they intersect. Her books include Sauces & Shapes: Pasta the Italian Way (IACP winner and James Beard finalist), Dictionary of Italian Cuisine, Women’s Life in Greece and Rome, and the Williams-Sonoma Foods of the World volume on Rome. She has taught ancient Roman food (theory) and Roman home cooking (practice).  She is a principal of Elifant Archaeo-Culinary Tours.  She lives in Rome.


No reservations necessary. Limited seating so come early! This program has been made possible through a generous grant from the American Embassy.