Short History: Fettucine is traditionally associated with Tuscan and Roman cuisine. Rome is both the capital, and the dividing line between northern and southern Italian culture. Rome’s (the empire) aggressive colonial history in ancient times also meant that it was exposed to new and different culinary techniques. During the Renaissance (or up to the 1600s) Rome was considered a pinnacle of high cuisine. Still to this day classic Roman dishes like cacio e peppe and carbonara are found in restaurants throughout the world.
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