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Il Pomodoro Italiano: History of The Golden Apple and How it Influenced Popular Dishes of the Nation

Il Pomodoro Italiano: History of The Golden Apple and How it Influenced Popular Dishes of the Nation

By Marini's, Food
The tomato is so much more than just a beloved base ingredient of many delicious dishes. From its domestication in Central America, the tomato has traversed to and fro across the Atlantic, fuelling a tale of aspiration and growth, agriculture and industry, class and identity, and global transition. With its interesting and organic history, we recount the surprising rise of the tomato from its New World origin to its Old World significance. From its ill-fated introduction into Renaissance Europe, the tomato has come to dominate Italian cuisine and the food industry over the course of three centuries.  Did you know? The word Tomato was derived from the Aztec word xitomatl. When it arrived in Europe, it was shortened to tomatl.…
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