id you know that peanuts are not nuts at all? Peanuts are legumes – I know that you knew!
As much as I’d like to think of myself as a green-thumb, the truth is I’m not. My latest tomato vine grew randomly out of some chicken manure I used as fertilizer.
As an Australian, I personally don’t feel comfortable with “Capsicums” being referred to as “Peppers” – it’s un-Australian, by crikey!
Corn has been eaten by humans for thousands of years. It was cultivated by the Incas, Mayans and Aztecs, and it’s still a very prominent staple in South and Central America.
Cucumber is not only the most refreshing of all vegetables, it’s is also one of the first vegetables to be cultivated – in fact, it’s believed humans have grown them for several thousand years.
The avocado is listed by ‘Guinness Book of Records’ as the most nutritious fruit on earth.
Maybe you like chilli peppers or maybe you don’t?
An Italian chef once told me that if you eat lots of garlic, you will be more passionate about life.
As a kid, I hated green peas. Firstly because they where green and secondly because they where a vegetable (although they’re botanically a fruit).
Kiwifruit may be commonplace nowadays; however when I first started cooking in the mid 1980s, it was still considered by many people as an exotic fruit.