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Just a matter of terms ?
20/03/2015
Plums, prunes and dier plums..when a name can make the difference...
A DELICACY RESERVED FOR ROYAL FAMILIES
18/04/2013
Jam-making probably began in the Middle-East where cane sugar grew naturally
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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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
THE STORY OF A SMALL SQUASH
13/04/2013
The origin of the zucchini are ancient. The Greeks and the Romans enjoyed them.
THE LEGEND OF THE FARMER AND ITS SOW
15/04/2013
Truffle dates back to as early as the ancient Egyptians
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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
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HISTORY OF ITALIAN BALSAMIC VINEGAR
15/04/2014
Aceto Balsamico has been made in Modena and Reggio Emilia since the Middle Ages
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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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THE STORY OF A WOLFPEACH
20/04/2013
French botanist Tournefort provided the Latin botanical name, Lycopersicon esculentum

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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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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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A LEGEND TELLS THAT IN 1574....
19/04/2013
The story of risotto began in the 14th century B.C., when the Arabs brought rice to Sicily and Spain

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THE PIG MUSHROOM
19/04/2013
From the descriptions left by Pliny in his "Natural History" book
SOUP HAS ALWAYS BEEN AROUND
21/04/2013
The act of combining various ingredients in a large pot to create a nutritious, filling,
THE BENEDICTINE MONKS TALENT
20/06/2013
The history of the Grana Padano dates back to the year 1000 in which the Benedictine monks
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HOW TO TASTE ACETO BALSAMICO TRADIZIONALE DI MODENA
15/04/2014
To properly taste Traditional Balsamic Vinegar from Modena, you will need a small wine glass, a silver spoon and a candle