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THE ITALIAN SPECIAL ROOFS
15/04/2013
Before the availability of modern canning methods, Italians dried tomatoes on their tile roofs for use during
A GIFT FOR THE PAGAN GODS OF AGRICOLTURE
19/04/2013
The origin of spelt dates back to 5,000 years ago and it was cultivated in the Middle East

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THE MUSEUM OF TRADITIONAL BALSAMICVINEGAR OF MODENA
15/04/2014
The province of Modena, Spilamberto, boasts the presence of the Museum of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena which guards an "acetaia" and
POOR MAN'S MEAT
21/04/2013
Man used leguminous plants to enrich the soil centuries before he knew what made them useful
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ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE GARDEN OF EDEN...
01/05/2013
Predecessors to radicchio were once found all over areas of Eurasia and
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A SYMBOL FOR ALL
10/05/2013
The origin of basil is uncertain: according to some, it is native to the Tropical Asia
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THE STORY OF A WOLFPEACH
20/04/2013
French botanist Tournefort provided the Latin botanical name, Lycopersicon esculentum

SOUP HAS ALWAYS BEEN AROUND
21/04/2013
The act of combining various ingredients in a large pot to create a nutritious, filling,
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THE
29/12/2014
The scent is the distinguishing characteristic for truffles. A scent sometimes indicated as “stink”, but...
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HUMANS BEGAN HUNTING HONEY 10.000 YEARS AGO
18/04/2013
Honey collection is an ancient activity
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THE REVENGE OF CROCUS
20/04/2013
Records detailing the uses of saffron dates back to Ancient Egypt and Ancient Rome
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TOMATOES DRESSING LIKE EGGPLANTS
11/12/2014
Here they are: “Sun black”, tomatoes OGM free, looking like eggplants..
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DUE TO ITS APHRODISIAC PROPERTIES...
21/04/2013
Some forms of wild Cicer have been found in some excavations at Hacilar (Turkey) dating back to 5000 years BC
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SPANISH CALLED IT PIMIENTO
15/04/2013
Bell peppers have been cultivated for more than 9000 years
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TO EACH ONE ITS OWN BASIL
14/04/2015
The basil has many varieties, over 50, broken down by leaves’ form and color and scents of greater or lesser intensity.
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THE QUEEN OF ARTICHOKE?
16/02/2015
To celebrate the artichoke at Castoville is held every year. During the event is also organized a beauty contest ..