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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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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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THE
29/12/2014
The scent is the distinguishing characteristic for truffles. A scent sometimes indicated as “stink”, but...
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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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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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.
MADAME EST MALADE
18/04/2013
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, "marmalade" appeared in English language in 1480
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 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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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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TODAY MORE THAN 25 MILLION ACRES OF OLIVE TREES ARE PLANTED WORLWIDE
15/04/2013
Olives have been cultivated in parts of the Mediterranean for at least 5,000 years

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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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THE REVENGE OF CROCUS
20/04/2013
Records detailing the uses of saffron dates back to Ancient Egypt and Ancient Rome
A DELICACY RESERVED FOR ROYAL FAMILIES
18/04/2013
Jam-making probably began in the Middle-East where cane sugar grew naturally
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THE CONSORTERIA
 AND THE PALIO
15/04/2014
The Consorteria is an non-profit institute which aims to protect, divulge and promote the Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena
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THE REAL FRUIT OF LOVE?
17/12/2014
From the "Forbidden fruit" in the Garden of Eden, to the golden apple given by Paris to Aphrodite....
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THE GIUGIARO BALSAMIC VINEGAR BOTTLE
15/04/2014
Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is characterised by a typical bottle specifically designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro