Pomodoro a history of the tomato in italy david gentilcore columbia university press. In this entertaining and organic history david gentilcore recounts the surprising rise of the tomato from its new world origin to its old world significance from its inauspicious introduction into renaissance europe the tomato came to dominate italian cuisine and the food industry over the course of three centuries. Pomodoro has 38 ratings and 6 reviews darren said the humble tomato has an intriguing history for many its real history is unknown or irrespective david gentilcore 321 rating details 38 ratings 6 reviews more than just the beloved base ingredient of so many of our favorite dishes the tomato has generated both profound . David gentilcore is a history professor at leicester university specializing in italian social history and culture his work focused on italian medical practices until inevitably he landed on . It has always bothered me that italians call the tomato a pomodoro a golden apple and have done so since the early 16th century dont they know that most tomatoes are red not yellow and that they arent exactly apples either david gentilcore professor of early modern history at the university of leicester has two different answers
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