The Mediterranean Table
Barbara Santich [+]
University of Adelaide
Barbara Santich is Professor Emeritus in the History Department and a culinary historian who initiated post-graduate courses in food history and culture at the University of Adelaide. She is the author of eight books including the award-winning Bold Palates: Australia’s Gastronomic Heritage (2012).
Depending on the wealth of the household, the table might be set with gold or silver, pewter, ceramic or wood, with drinking vessels possibly of glass, but the absolute essential was the tablecloth.