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Pomodoro, Pasta e Passione – and The Trinity

Pomo d’oro – literally meaning ‘golden berry’ is the root to what Italians call their ‘pomodoro’ and the fruit that changed cooking for ever. So magical was this bounty from the New World, that French named it ‘Pomme d’Amour’ . Still in … Continue reading

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Love Apples, Fakery and Greed

When the tomato was first brought back from the New America’s to Spain – and nearly a century later diplomatically ‘gifted’ to Naples by the Spanish Court – it was thought to be highly decorative, but poisonous. It was a daring courtier who … Continue reading

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