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Interesting facts about the spaghetti sauce!

I have collected here some information that will interest someone who is curious about the history and evolution of this very important ingredient: the tomato and the tomato sauce! If what you are looking for is to read actual spaghetti sauce recipes, then click that link: spaghetti sauce recipes. Please feel free to browse through these pages; there are many ideas to serve pasta, and perhaps you will find a recipe you didn't know...

The origins of the tomato... read here the story about where tomato came from, and the origin of the 'tomato' word!

Who invented the tomato sauce?... read here certain ideas on how and when the tomato sauce was invented.

Was it Marco Polo who brought pasta to Italy? Read here the current thinking on that subject here­.

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