Fun Food Facts #11:
FOOD FROM THE OLD AMERICAS #1
There were no tomatoes in Italian food, peanuts in Thai food, or chili peppers in Indian food before the 15th century.
Prior to the great voyages around the world, these three crops were only found native from South Americas. Tomatoes came from Peru and spreading to Mexico, peanuts from the Amazon, and chili peppers from South and Central America.
Assorted from the facts provided from “25 Amazing Facts About Food” by Mike Adams and David Guiterrez of naturalnews.com