Daily Archives: April 24, 2012

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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