Pomodoro!

Pomodoro! ❮EPUB❯ ❄ Pomodoro! ✿ Author David Gentilcore – Bluevapours.co.uk More Than Just The Beloved Base Ingredient Of So Many Of Our Favorite Dishes, The Tomato Has Generated Both Profound Riches And Controversy In Its Farming, Processing, Exchange, And Consumption It Is More Than Just The Beloved Base Ingredient Of So Many Of Our Favorite Dishes, The Tomato Has Generated Both Profound Riches And Controversy In Its Farming, Processing, Exchange, And Consumption It Is A Crop Infused With National Pride And Passion For Those Who Grow It, And A Symbol Of Old World Nostalgia For Those Who Claim Its History And LegacyOver Time, The Tomato Has Embodied A Range Of Values And Meanings From Its Domestication In Central America, It Has Traveled Back And Forth Across The Atlantic, Powering A Story Of Aspiration And Growth, Agriculture And Industry, Class And Identity, And Global Transition 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 CenturiesGentilcore Explores Why Elite And Peasant Cultures Took So Long To Assimilate The Tomato Into Italian Cooking And How It Eventually Triumphed He Traces The Tomato S Appearance In Medical And Agricultural Treatises, Travel Narratives, Family Recipe books, Kitchen Accounts, And Italian Art, Literature, And Film He Focuses On Italy S Fascination With The Tomato, Painting A Larger Portrait Of Changing Trends And Habits That Began With Botanical Practices In The Sixteenth Century And Attitudes Toward Vegetables In The Seventeenth And Eighteenth Centuries, And Concluded With The Emergence Of Factory Production In The Nineteenth Gentilcore Continues With The Transformation Of The Tomato Into A National Symbol During The Years Of Italian Immigration And Fascism And Examines The Planetary Success Of The Italian Tomato Today, Detailing Its Production, Representation, And Consumption.

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    Hardcover Ç Pomodoro! PDF ✓ 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 CenturiesGentilcore Explores Why Elite And Peasant Cultures Took So Long To Assimilate The Tomato Into Italian Cooking And How It Eventually Triumphed He Traces The Tomato S Appearance In Medical And Agricultural Treatises, Travel Narratives, Family Recipe books, Kitchen Accounts, And Italian Art, Literature, And Film He Focuses On Italy S Fascination With The Tomato, Painting A Larger Portrait Of Changing Trends And Habits That Began With Botanical Practices In The Sixteenth Century And Attitudes Toward Vegetables In The Seventeenth And Eighteenth Centuries, And Concluded With The Emergence Of Factory Production In The Nineteenth Gentilcore Continues With The Transformation Of The Tomato Into A National Symbol During The Years Of Italian Immigration And Fascism And Examines The Planetary Success Of The Italian Tomato Today, Detailing Its Production, Representation, And Consumption."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 254 pages
  • Pomodoro!
  • David Gentilcore
  • English
  • 10 December 2019
  • 9780231152068

10 thoughts on “Pomodoro!

  1. Darren says:

    The humble tomato has an intriguing history For many its real history is unknown or irrespective Italy is said to be THE tomato country It forms the base of many key Italian dishes, after all yet the reality is quite different Not so many people will acknowledge Mexico as being the origin of this red, shiny fruit yes fruit, technically a tomato is not a vegetable.Here is an interesting studious, serious, light hearted and detailed look at the humble tomato, its history and its positioning in society It is really a mix of everything yet carefully corralled into a compelling read Whilst technically a history of the tomato in Italy, the book is far from jingoistic or parochial.Italians did not take immediately to the tomato, viewing it as a sceptical curio from the New World in the mid 1550s It took a few hundred years before the tomato, or pomidoro, became established It wasn t plain sailing Problems growing tomatoes didn t help Nor did many toxic, inedible varieties lead to jubilation and endorsement Many doctors at the time could not be described as poster children for fruit and vegetables they actually railed against them for being poisonous and dangerous Oh, how things have changed Over time this scepticism lapsed and Italians, Europeans and the world began to fall in love with the tomato It is suspected that the author, too, is a lover of the tomato as their enthusiasm shines throughout the book For such a detailed, learned book it is surprisingly easy going a...

  2. Chris Aylott says:

    A deep dive into the five hundred year history of tomatoes in Italy A bit on the academic side, as you might expect from the university publisher, but quite readable and sometimes fun What stands out to me is how much traditional cuisine is a work in progress, something that grows and changes and becomes almost unrecognizable over time In many ways, the Italians discovered Italian food at the same time we did, and it is only in the last century that the dishes we associate with Italy became a ...

  3. Maurice says:

    Simply a lovely read One might think how much can be said about the history of a fruit no wait, a vegetable all but botanically speaking , but it is much than that It is also a story of how society changes, of how circumstances and seemingly pu...

  4. Deb says:

    Very in depth look at the history of the tomato in Italy Mostly interesting and entertaining, with a few dry patches here and there My detailed review is here

  5. Ken Albala says:

    Loads of fun, and I ll admit I m biased I suggested the title too, it seems.

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