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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
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Just a matter of terms ?
20/03/2015
Plums, prunes and dier plums..when a name can make the difference...
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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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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 ITALIAN SPECIAL ROOFS
15/04/2013
Before the availability of modern canning methods, Italians dried tomatoes on their tile roofs for use during
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
29/12/2014
The scent is the distinguishing characteristic for truffles. A scent sometimes indicated as “stink”, but...
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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 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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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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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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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.
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EGGPLANT WAS USED AS A DECORATIVE GARDEN PLANT
15/04/2013
The ancient ancestors of eggplants were first cultivated in China in the 5th century b.C.
MADAME EST MALADE
18/04/2013
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, "marmalade" appeared in English language in 1480
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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,