Food Facts & Lore

Sauces… Tomato and Otherwise – Part 2

In Part 1, we explored the origins of sauces, dating back to the only recorded evidence of Roman cuisine by Marcus Gavius Apicius, in the first century A.D. While sauces may have masked the evidence of time-altered foods in the past, this is not to say that the gourmets of the time did not add… Continue reading Sauces… Tomato and Otherwise – Part 2

Food Facts & Lore

Sauces… Tomato and Otherwise – Part 1

It is often said that all you need for a well garnished meal is a good tomato sauce. As you might imagine, we agree wholeheartedly. Sauce makes or breaks a good meal. There are only about five basic sauces, but hundreds, perhaps thousands of variations exist, as evidenced by the selection at the super-market and,… Continue reading Sauces… Tomato and Otherwise – Part 1