The Ashmolean is the University of Oxford’s museum of art and archaeology, founded in 1683. Our world famous collections range from Egyptian mummies to contemporary art, telling human stories across cultures and across time.
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A Taste of Pompeii – Carbonised Bread ft. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
The Ashmolean's Dr Paul Roberts joins Chef Director of the restaurant 'Dinner by Heston Blumenthal', Ashley Palmer-Watts, as he takes us through the steps to make carbonised bread inspired by the Ashmolean's 2019 exhibition 'Last Supper in Pompeii'.