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De cómo la papa 'apaciguó' a Europa y la salvó del hambre
La creían venenosa, desconfiaban de su aspecto y de algunos incómodos efectos digestivos. Pero un hombre, Antoine Parmentier, se consagró a propagandizar sus virtudes. Finalmente popular, este producto americano, exótico, se convirtió en la base de la dieta.
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Crearían un museo de la papa en Argentina
Estaría en Balcarce, municipio de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, donde se cultivan más de 30.000 hectáreas de papa. El museo incorporaría los eslabones de la cadena papera y todo el cluster turístico.
In India 51 percent of the people eat potatoes every day according to a survey
A regular day in an Indian household is incomplete without the humble potato being part of at least one meal. It could be the filling in samosas, the centre of our vada pavs or the topping on morning poha.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Analyzing the genes of ancient potatoes helps to improve future varieties
Examining the ancestors of the modern, North American cultivated potato has revealed a set of common genes and important genetic pathways that have helped potatoes adapt over thousands of years.
Por qué antes de la Segunda Guerra Mundial las papas se comían más horneadas o hervidas y después, fritas o asadas
Los cambios en cómo consumimos la papa simbolizan la gran transformación que trajo consigo la industrialización de la comida.
Today's Google Doodle celebrates Potato Processing Pioneer Eva Ekeblad
Today's Google Doodle celebrates the Swedish Potato Processing Pioneer Eva Ekeblad (1724-86) on the 293rd anniversary of her birth.
Monday, July 10, 2017
Potato starch residue in stone tool proves potato use in Utah goes back over 10,000 years
Researchers from the Natural History Museum of Utah and Red Butte Garden at the University of Utah have discovered potato starch residues in the crevices of a 10,900-year-old stone tool in Escalante, Utah — the earliest evidence of wild potato use in North America.
Researchers trace roots of potato farming to Andes
Every French fry, gnocchi, tater tot and order of hash browns humans have eaten in the past 5,000 years can be traced back to one place in the world — northwestern Bolivia and southern Peru.
Saturday, December 3, 2016