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Ideas from History and Fiction

Turning dreams into dinners

Inspired by Montalbano

Recipes from il Commissario

Oh that Sweet Tooth

Bonbons, Dolci and Desserts

Medieval Modern

Medieval Tastes



Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean cuisine can be crudely divided (roughly chopped) into three culinary regions

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Food of Carthage

Earthenware bread ovens still used today show that the Phoenicians were great eaters of bread.

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Origins of Pasta

Pasta originated in Central Asia, and traveled westward to Europe long before Marco Polo ever went to China.

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Feast of Ice and Fire

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Facts and Other Stuff

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