Historic landmarks

History of European cuisine and gastronomy, the heritage of the America, forgotten vegetables, alcohol ( history of distillation), history of pasta...

We provide some landmarks about the history of cuisine and gastronomy.

Some landmarks

Oldcook: historic landmarks - tomato

Imagine Provençale or Italian cooking without the tomato and you will discover the genuine culinary revolution because of these vegetables, all came from America, after the discovery of the American continent by Christopher Columbus in 1492.

Tomato - Photo: Jacques Bouchut

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