The Italian character of Spaghetti and the Importance of the Intercultural Exchange

Jul 20, 2016 488

Occasionally, someone will speak of the real origins of spaghetti. It is one of those questions close to our hearts but it's hidden behind a truth which few know very well. The world market has not existed for only a short amount of time and over time it has had the ability to "alter" the distances, which today can only surprise us.

In 2004, researchers at the University of Cincinnati announced a surprising discovery in Pompeii that overshadowed the above debate about our national dish. During the analysis of the products found inside a Roman meat market, traces of giraffe meat were found, along with exotic spices from Indonesia, which was even more unexpected.

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Fonte: L'italo-Americano

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