Friday, September 6, 2013

Fact of the Day: Tomato Origins

Tomatoes originated in present-day Mexico by at least 500 BC. Tomatoes were spread across the world when Spanish explorers arrived in the area. 

26 comments:

  1. I don't know how we lived before most of the veggies were brought from Americas....

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  2. thanks goodness for them because I love tomatoes!

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  3. Didn't Europeans used to think tomatoes were poisonous? Took awhile to figure out they weren't, I guess.

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  4. I want to be wherever that picture was taken.

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  5. I love tomatoes: sauce, in salada, with pasta...everywhere!It is one of my basic food.Kisses:)

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  6. Interesting fact! Thank you Spanish explorers!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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  7. I do not care where they originated, just glad they did. I love them, specifically the fresh ones. However, the Texas ones are the best.

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  8. I don't like tomatoes but my girlfriend eats them like they're going out of style.

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  9. Best discovery ever! Just think of all the yummies we have now that are made with tomatoes. The world would be a sad, sad place without them!

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  10. The world would be an empty place without tomatoes! ;)

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  11. These tomatos look amazing, I love tomatos!!
    have a nice weekend!

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  12. I'll be everybody thinks it came from Italy.

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  13. i love tomatoes :) they do wonder to my skin and to my meal hehe im somehow glad Spaniards came to our country a very long time ago!

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