Pasta was all over Italy since the 1300s and by the 1500s could be considered a popular food. Pasta was more and more commonly used, but it remained a luxury item for centuries until Spaghetti were invented. Indeed Spaghetti are the pasta of the Industrial Revolution and the first Pasta Plant started its production in Naples in 1840. But something was missing and the Neapolitans were destined to crown the world wide success of Spaghetti with their tomato sauce: la pommarola!
After more than 500 years Spaghetti made pasta a great world traveler!
Three century after the discovery of America the Neapolitans found the courage to cook those tomatoes considered unhealthy and the result was stunning. The first Pommarola, the first tomato sauce, was burn in Naples. The strange small golden fruit from the Americas, is now a big red tomato, and its deliciously appetizing sauce makes its triumphant return to America in goppa (over) the spaghetti!
This Dossier is full of nice Spaghetti dishes for all tastes and occasions, the recipes are simple and quick to prepare, it is a precious Spaghetti casket.