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Our bewildering array of ingredients was never seen by our ancestors. Until recent times each culture had a limited palate of flavors and textures for cooking, but a phenominal increase of world trade starting in the 16th century took non-native foods to every corner of the world - and now high speed transportation brings every corner of the world to us. Understanding the cultures these ingredients are associcated with, and learning to use them enriches our lives.

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