Eggplant got its name name from the way it looks. Back in the 1700s early European version of eggplant were smaller (size of a goose egg) and yellow or white colour. theoddpantry.com/2015/03/…
The eggplant got it's name from the way it looked like when it arrived in Europe - oval, small and white, like a chicken's egg. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egg…
, when Americans take pictures, we're usually asked to say "cheese", in China they say, "eggplant" and in Bulgaria they say, "cabbage", among other things in other countries. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Say…
Nightshade is actually genus, not a species and tomatoes and eggplant are species within that genus. britannica.com/plant/nigh…
Common vegetables from the Nightshade family such as tomatoes, potatoes and eggplant actually contain nicotine. sciencing.com/plants-cont…
Strawberries, raspberries and blackberries are not by definition "berries" but watermelon, pumpkin or eggplant are.. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
Eggplants are a type of / related to Deadly Nightshade (Belladonna), as well as other plants such as tomatoes, potatoes, and peppers. gardeningknowhow.com/edib…
Based on the botanical definition, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and cherries aren’t technically berries while bananas, watermelons, tomatoes and eggplants technically are berries. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
China is the world's leading producer and consumer of eggplants. Originally from India, China has produced eggplants since the 5th century BC for various reasons, not just for food en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egg…
That scientifically (by the botanical definition) Bananas, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Grapes and Eggplants are berries and Strawberries, Blackberries, Mulberries and Raspberries are not. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
The scientific definition of a berry includes grapes, tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplants, bananas, chili peppers, persimmons, watermelons, and pumpkins. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
Strawberries and Raspberries are NOT Berries, but tomatoes, eggplants, bananas and pineapples are procaffenation.com/know-l…
2/3 of the world's eggplants are from NJ dailyrecord.com/story/lif…
Eggplants come in colors other than purple. thespruceeats.com/types-o…
Botanically, strawberries are not berries. Neither are raspberries or blackberries. But bananas, eggplants, and pumpkins are. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
Bananas, Oranges, Eggplants, And Grapes Are Berries. Strawberries, Blackberries And Raspberries Are Not. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
, not only are eggplants fruits, they're technically classified as a berry en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egg…
It is considered good luck in Japan to dream of Mount Fuji, a hawk, and an eggplant in your first dream of the new year. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hat…
That- botanically- bananas, pumpkins, watermelons, grapes, and eggplants are all types of berries. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
Red Peppers, Aubergines (eggplant), Tomatoes, and White Potatoes collectively form a family of plants called the β€œNightshade Family” paleoleap.com/nightshades…
Tomatoes and potatoes come from the same family and can be grafted onto each other. This same family includes peppers, eggplants, and strangely enough; tobacco en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nig…
In Israel, bourekas (savory pastries) have specific shapes and toppings to show what's inside, such as: salty cheese-filled bourekas are usually flat triangles with white sesame seeds, eggplant-filled are cylindrical with nigella seeds, and bean sprout-filled are cylindrical without seeds. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B%C…
Bananas, Cucumbers, and Eggplants are berries en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
Small quantities of Nicotine (the drug used in cigarettes) are present in tomatoes, green bell peppers, potatoes, and eggplants. Nicotine is also present in Coco plants. simple.wikipedia.org/wiki…
Analysis of teeth and dishes from a 4,500 year old site showed what might have been a curry, combining eggplant, turmeric, ginger, and mango. columbian.com/news/2013/m…
In 1998, there was a Japanese realty show that was about a comedian named Eggplant who lived in a one-room apartment and had to win $10,000 worth of prizes from magazine contests to win the show. All the food he ate and clothes he wore had to be won also. It was a gigantic hit show in Japan. neatorama.com/2011/02/07/…
Eggplant is classified as a "berry" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egg…
Bananas & eggplants ARE berries but strawberries & raspberries are NOT. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
Tomatoes, potatoes, paprika, peppers, and eggplant are part of a family called 'nightshade' foods, which contain a toxin called 'solanine' - ingested in large quantities can cause hallucinations, paralysis and death. wisegeek.com/what-is-sola…
20lbs of Eggplant contains as much nicotine as a cigarette. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egg…
Today I learned of Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge, a German chemist who is known for the identification of Caffeine as well as the mydriatic (pupil dilation) effects of Belladonna, which is a plant that's a part of the family Solanaceae, in which tomatoes, potatoes and eggplant are a part of. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fri…
'Fruit' is a botanical term and 'vegetable' is a culinary term, so certain vegetation such as tomatoes, green beans, eggplants, and cucumbers could be called either fruits or vegetables. sciencedaily.com/terms/ve…
Nicotine is present in other crops like potatoes, tomatoes, and eggplant. nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056…
Potatoes, tomatoes, and eggplants are all members of the plant genus Solanum, which they share with the poisonous nightshade plants. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sol…
The fruit versus vegetable debate depends on the botanical or culinary definition. Botanically, eggplants, bell peppers and tomatoes are fruits while in culinary terms, they are considered vegetables. livescience.com/33991-dif…
If we accept that tomatoes are a fruit not a vegetable then we also have to declassify cucumbers, eggplants, squash, pumpikins, corn, peppers, beans, peas and mushrooms among others - the reason we have the tomato as the meme for this phenomenon comes down to a US tax ruling in the 19th century. theplate.nationalgeograph…
Potatoes, tomatoes, eggplants, chili peppers, petunias, and tobacco are all closely related, in the family of plants named after extremely poisonous nightshade, also closely related. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sol…
Eggplants have the name eggplant as whilst they are growing they look like an egg. worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-…
Eggplants contain nicotine latimes.com/sns-dailymeal…
, Bananas, Eggplants, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, and Grapes all fall into the botanical definition of a berry, while Strawberries and Raspberries technically do not. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
Eggplant is a type of berry. geniuskitchen.com/about/e…
Eggplants have the highest nicotine content of any plant and you would have to eat 20 to get the same amount found in a cigarette. cookingdangerously.com/20…
Vatican City has only one restaurant and Vatican cuisine is very similar to Italian. A famous dish is "Eggplant with Parmesan of the Swiss Guards" which is a mixture containing eggplant, parmesan and spice en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cul…
The eggplant has more nicotine than any other edible plant, at roughly 1 cigarette's worth per 9kg of the plant. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egg…
Chinese say "eggplant" instead of "cheese" when taking pictures. speakingoffood.wordpress.…
The "say cheese!" photography equivalent in Korea is "kimchi!" In China? They say "eggplant!" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Say…
Zucchini, eggplant, peppers, pumpkin and olives are not vegetables....they are fruits! kitchendaily.com/read/mos…
In botany, fruits are fertilised, over ripened ovaries. Additionally, eggplants, zucchini, string beans, and bell peppers are also fruits. What's more, rice, wheat, and nuts are considered dried fruit. cnx.org/contents/s8Hh0oOc…
Eggplant, Tomatoes, and Potatoes are all closely related and are in the nightshade family (Solanaceae). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egg…

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