Event Title

The History of Tomato Sauce

Location

Diamond 242

Start Date

30-4-2015 11:00 AM

End Date

30-4-2015 11:55 AM

Project Type

Presentation

Description

Tomato sauce has been considered a staple of the Italian diet for centuries, but the history of the dish is far more complex than that. Like so many other famous recipes, tomato sauce has changed over time along with the people and countries who have made it a part of their diet. From the ancient Aztecs to Chef Boyardee, tomato sauce has a complex story closely connected to international politics and migrations. Tomato sauce recipes have changed along with the famous historical and political changes that are studied in classrooms today.

Faculty Sponsor

Gianluca Rizzo

Sponsoring Department

Colby College. French and Italian Dept.

CLAS Field of Study

Humanities

Event Website

http://www.colby.edu/clas

ID

1783

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Apr 30th, 11:00 AM Apr 30th, 11:55 AM

The History of Tomato Sauce

Diamond 242

Tomato sauce has been considered a staple of the Italian diet for centuries, but the history of the dish is far more complex than that. Like so many other famous recipes, tomato sauce has changed over time along with the people and countries who have made it a part of their diet. From the ancient Aztecs to Chef Boyardee, tomato sauce has a complex story closely connected to international politics and migrations. Tomato sauce recipes have changed along with the famous historical and political changes that are studied in classrooms today.

http://digitalcommons.colby.edu/clas/2015/program/298