|Posted on December 1, 2012 at 4:20 PM|
Quite often the question arises "is a tomato a fruit or vegetable?" Well to answer the age old question, it is actually a fruit.
Confusion between fruits and vegetables usually arise because of their different usages. A lot of fruits may actually be referred to as vegetables because they are used in a savoury manor as opposed to sweet. The simple definition of a fruit is that it's a structure of a plant that contains its seeds such as a grapes, oranges, watermelon and apples. These can be removed from the plant and it still continues to grow. A vegetable is usually the plant itself such as carrots, potatoes, celery, and broccoli.
Here is a surprising list of 'not so common' fruits,
So now when someone tells you they feel like a fruit salad, you have so many more options than the obvious one.