Spinach originated in Persia. The Arabs introduced into Spain in the eleventh century and the Crusades Europe during the Middle Ages. It expanded and popularized during the Renaissance and was Mediccis Catherine, whom he loved that introduced at the French Court, where she married the king of France in 1533. When we speak of Spinach Florentine, is precisely the fact that Catherine's hometown was Florence and she brought the recipe and cooks in Italy. During the Middle Ages, the markets sold a spinach pressed pellets which they called espinoches. Spinach belongs to the Chenopodiaceae family. It is a vegetable that requires a fresh ground and a temperate climate to grow. It is planted in August or September and harvested two months later.