Though Italian food may now be known for its abundant use of tomatoes, this was not always the case, and pre-Tomato italian food was very different. Tomatoes were introduced to Italy in only the 18th century, having originated in South America. Gapers Block has an example of food representative of pre-Tomato Italy: Genovese Onion Sauce.
Cuisine in Pre-Tomato Italy
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