Beginning in the late sixteenth century wealthy young Englishmen, grounded in a thorough education in Greek and Latin, began taking tours through France and Italy in search of art, culture and the roots of Western civilization.
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Though no stranger to French cuisine when he set sail, Thomas Jefferson's years spent in France completely revolutionized his culinary thinking and opened up a new gastronomic world for him.
Run to see Dining in the Aztec Empire for yourself, then head home to prepare a simple recipe inspired by the goddess of ripe maize, Chicomecoatl.
Let us pay homage to Leonardo da Vinci by preparing a roasted butternut squash dish.
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