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:

DWei said...

Best vegetable bar none.

Fashion Riddles said...

I didn't know...
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admin said...

Mmmm tomatoes are delicious

Emmylou said...

I love tomatoes:D

DEZMOND said...

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

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

How about tomato sauce?

Vett Vandiver said...

thanks goodness for them because I love tomatoes!

Debra She Who Seeks said...

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

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Thank goodness for that. Tomatoes are great.

Just Keepin It Real, Folks! said...

I want to be wherever that picture was taken.

teresweetstyle said...

i love tomatoes jaja!

xx

Pilar Domínguez said...

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

Rowena @ rolala loves said...

Interesting fact! Thank you Spanish explorers!

Rowena @ rolala loves

LV said...

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.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

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

Theresa Mahoney said...

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!

Anna and Klaudia said...

I like tomatoes :))

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Joy said...

Wow! Good to know:)

Christine said...

we owe them a lot!

Pat said...

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

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Never liked them

Gloria Baker said...

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

Kay said...

I'll be everybody thinks it came from Italy.

Anna-Alina said...

I eating tomatoes now, lol
Love them

Pat Hatt said...

Blah, don't like those

Erica said...

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!