Course OverviewContemporary Roman cuisine derives from a rich tradition which, after abandoning the ancient Roman techniques, developed through the Renaissance and modern age under the influence of the Papal Court, a thriving Jewish community, and migrants from all parts of the country to the new capital after Italy regained independence in the Nineteenth Century. In this class, you will be introduced to iconic pasta recipes, such as Carbonara and Amatriciana, and Roman-style side dishes.
What You'll Learn
- Gain an understanding of the elements of Roman cooking and cuisine, their historical and cultural influences
- Appreciate the dishes from various parts of Italy as well as iconic dishes that have migrated throughout the world
- Learn to prepare and enjoy these dishes in the comfort of your own home!
Who Should AttendKnowledge of basic cooking skills is required if the intention is to prepare the dishes in conjunction with the instructor's guidance. Anyone may watch and take notes on the preparation to try later, and enjoy the background on the the significance and history of these dishes.
UNM Faculty, Staff and Retirees: this course is eligible for Tuition Remission under Personal Enrichment