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Italy and Its Culinary History

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Adrienne O'Brien

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Transcript of Italy and Its Culinary History

753 BCE-500 CE






Founded by mythical twins Romulus and Remus
1300 CE
Trade Routes open after Crusades
1500 CE-1600 CE
Rise of Humanism
1300 CE-1600 CE
Rise of Merchant Middle Class
ITALIAN RENAISSANCE
ITALIAN RENAISSANCE
Middle Ages and Muslim Influence in the South
Etruscans
1100 BCE-100 BCE
Roman Influences in the Ancient World
Roman Foods
Class Structure
“Pax Romana”
ANCIENT ROME
Linguistically
The spine of mountains running down the peninsula cuts off eastern and western Italy
The Alps cut Italy off from Northern Europe…
The seas cut it off from its east and western neighbors
“Italian Diaspora” 1881-1920
ITALIAN RENAISSANCE
1100 CE-1500 CE
Revival of Ancient Greek and Roman knowledge
First European University Opens (Bologna, 1088)
ITALIAN RENAISSANCE
Greeks- 800 BCE-280 BCE
Roman Influences in the Ancient World
Jentaculum -light breakfast, bread, wine or milk, eggs or cheese
Prandium – lunch, bread with salad, fruit, meat or fish, vegetables
Cena- largest meal, wine, meat, eggs, vegetables and fruit
Roman Meal Pattern
On Banks of the Tiber River
Seven Hills
ANCIENT ROME
Italy is Highly Regional
1859
Garibaldi, the "George Washington of Italy"
fights to create the Italian State
Unification of Italy
Il Risorgimento
versus…
Italo-American Cuisine
Historically
Grain – wheat and barley pulmentus (gruel) and bread
Seasonings – garum, imported pepper, herbs,
Protein – fish, meat, eggs, cheese, nuts, legumes
Oil – olive oil
Wine, mixed with water, honey, herbs
Italy and Its [Culinary] History
1300 CE-1600 CE
Weakening of the Catholic Church
Protestant Schism 1517
Corruption at Vatican-Medici & Borgia Popes
Inquisitions
Fra Savonarola and Bonfire of the Vanities
ITALIAN RENAISSANCE
1860
1861
1870
Over 4 million Italians emigrate to United States .

"The Negro is not the man farthest down. The condition of the colored farmer in the most backward parts of the Southern States in America, even where he has the least education and the least encouragement, is incomparably better than the condition and opportunities of the agricultural population in Sicily."
-Booker T. Washington, 1912
http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/feta-parmesan-gorgonzola-cheese-names-prompt-u-s-europe-trade-stink-1.2569596
Different parts of Italy were occupied by:
Austria
France (Carolingian AND Bourbon)
Spain
Saracens
Ottomans
Greeks
United States
Ostrogoths, too!
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/07/01/world/europe/A-Short-Lexicon-of-Italian-Gestures.html?ref=europe&_r=0
Highlights of Italian History - Ancient Rome
Highlights of Italian History - The Renaissance
827 CE - 1091 CE
Invasion of Saracens in Sicily who introduced:
Sugarcane
Citrus
Pomegranate
Gelato
Rice
Grappa
an 11-year process
Geographically
and Culinarily
Highlights of Italian History - Nationhood
http://www.prosciuttopedia.com/en/articles/1-salumi-d-italia
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