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Marco Polo and Pasta May 21, 2012

Author: Beach Combing | in : Medieval, Modern
Marco Polo and Pasta

***Dedicated to Zach Nowak and Beach’s good friends over at FoodinItaly*** The lunatic idea that Marco Polo brought back spaghetti from China to grateful Italians is a modern food myth. There is no proof for this in MP’s writing: though there is an interpolated passage that might have started the confusion. In fact, the idea […]