Ketchup, by any other name…

Ketchup

Yup. A serious, trained qualified cook is going to talk about Ketchup. Or Catchup, or Catsup, or Ketjap, or Kê-chiap, or even Kyo Jip. However you spell it, linguists and culinarians agree: The rich, thick, sweet-sour red sauce has a long and intriguing history.

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Sauces Part VII – Tomato

Classic Marinara Sauce - © www.melecotte.com

Contrary to popular belief, Tomatoes are native to the New World and Asia. They were “discovered” by the Spanish Conquistadors in the 16th century and subsequently spread around the world, to Europe in the West. Some, however, maintain that Marco Polo brought them back to Italy from China…

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