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Published on May 1, 2007 12:48 PM | Comments

You have to get to the end of this article, which is about oyster farming, to find this gem:

"Italians take sweeping credit for the glories of French cuisine. They firmly believe that Catherine de Medici introduced the French to truffles, Parmesan cheese, artichokes and veal when she travelled with her chefs from Florence to marry Henry II in 1533."

Italian pride is quite a thing to behold.





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