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Where is the tomato really from?

Where is the tomato really from?

When we think of Italian ingredients, the very first thing that comes to mind is tomatoes. But tomatoes aren’t exactly Italian… in fact, they’re not even from the European continent at all. No, tomatoes are considered a ‘new world’ ingredient – they’re from the Americas and weren’t known to Europeans until they sailed across the Atlantic. (It unfortunately still needs…