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TOMATOES DRESSING LIKE EGGPLANTS
11/12/2014
Here they are: “Sun black”, tomatoes OGM free, looking like eggplants..
THE STORY OF A SMALL SQUASH
13/04/2013
The origin of the zucchini are ancient. The Greeks and the Romans enjoyed them.
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THE PIG MUSHROOM
19/04/2013
From the descriptions left by Pliny in his "Natural History" book
MADAME EST MALADE
18/04/2013
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, "marmalade" appeared in English language in 1480
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EVEN THE NEW YORK TIMES WROTE ABOUT IT
20/04/2013
The ancient Romans ate a paste called moretum, which was made crushing cheese, garlic and basil
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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 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 ..
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MANY NAMES AND A LEGEND
03/04/2015
The apricot is the fruit that announces the arrival of summer and in fact the ancient Romans called it also praecox.
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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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THANKS TO PELLEGRINI ARTUSI
21/04/2013
Minestrone dates back to 1800 and it has its roots in the
farming tradition
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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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SPANISH CALLED IT PIMIENTO
15/04/2013
Bell peppers have been cultivated for more than 9000 years
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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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WHY IS TRADITIONAL BALSAMIC VINEGAR SO EXPENSIVE?
15/04/2014
Because only 90,000 bottles of traditional balsamic vinegar from Modena DOP are
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THANKS TO CATERINA DE MEDICI!
08/04/2013
Artichokes are one of the oldest foods known to man. Zeus was said to have turned a scorned lover into an artichoke.
NINE CENTURIES OF HISTORY
20/06/2013
Parmigiano- Reggiano has been produced for nine centuries in the same places and with the same
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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.