Is the second most popular type of avocado after the Mexican Fuerte variety.
Grows in every season except winter.
Accounts for more avocados than all other cultivars combined.
None of the above.
Plantains are sweeter than bananas.
A plantain is just a name for a half-size banana.
You need to cook plantains to break down their starchiness.
Plantains lose their sweetness as they ripen.
Key lime is less sweet than regular lime.
Key lime is smaller than most other types of lime.
Key lime is more acidic than most other types of lime.
Key lime has a thinner rind than other types of lime.
Have less moisture than standard potatoes.
Are freshly dug, immature potatoes that have not been stored.
Have a greater starch content than standard potatoes.
Are harvested in the autumn and winter.
They are two names for an identical fruit.
The sultana is sweeter.
The raisin is sweeter.
The raisin is smaller.
Nuts grow on trees.
Peanuts grow in the ground.
A peanut is not a true nut. It is a legume.
All of the above.
Are two unrelated botanical species.
Are different names for the same vegetable.
Are similar in sugar content but yams are generally smaller.
Are similar in size, but sweet potatoes are sweeter, hence the name.
Black grapes are less sweet.
Black grapes contain more antioxidants than red grapes.
Red grapes contain a greater level of polyphenols.
They differ only in their color.
Green olives are picked earlier and are technically unripe.
Black olives are often soaked in lye before they are brined.
Black olives tend to be more tender than green olives.
Green olives contain less oil than black olives.
The two are entirely unrelated botanical species.
They are identical except for their color.
The white sweet potato is sweeter than the orange.
The orange sweet potato is sweeter than the white.
Legumes have a higher fat content than nuts.
Nuts have much greater protein content than legumes.
Legumes come with one or two seeds, nuts have many seeds.
Both consist of dried fruit within a pod.
Technically, these are all berries.
Like broccoli and Brussels sprouts, cauliflower is a member of the cabbage family.
Green cauliflower is actually a cross between cauliflower and broccoli.
Orange cauliflower is a product of iron rich soils and a lengthy ripening process.
Purple cauliflower is actually a mutant form of broccoli that is shaped like a cauliflower.
A form of edible cactus.
The starchy root of a Mexican vine.
In the nightshade family, like potatoes and tomatoes.
A member of the gourd family.
Amaranth is a member of the grass family, like wheat.
Amaranth produces a grain-like food from its seed.
Amaranth produces a leaf vegetable.
Amaranth produces both edible roots and edible stalks.
Has an inedible, paper-like husk.
Is a Mexican variety of large tomato, called a jitomate.
Unlike the tomato, it is not a member of the nightshade family.
Is commonly sun-dried and served as a delicacy.
Valencia Orange – eating
Navel Orange – eating
Hamlin Orange – eating
Jaffa Orange – juice
The rutabaga originated as a cross between a cabbage and a turnip.
In England rutabagas are called “Swedes.”
Rutabagas contain particularly low levels of vitamin C.
Like the turnip, rutabaga leaves can be eaten as a leaf vegetable.
Black truffles are more pungent in taste than white truffles.
Artificial trufficulture is not possible since truffles only grow in the wild.
Truffles are neither mushrooms nor a kind of fungus.
Most truffle oils contain a chemical imitation of the truffle flavor rather than real truffles.
It will ripen less quickly because the other fruits attract airborne ripening agents.
It will ripen more quickly because of the ethylene gas the other fruits emit.
It will take its sweet time ripening, regardless of the other fruits.
The hard outer skin will soften more quickly, but the fruit inside will not ripen any quicker.
From conventional asparagus. Farmers cover the plant’s shoots to prevent photosynthesis.
From a special cultivar of asparagus, a cross between green asparagus and kohlrabi.
From a mutant strain of asparagus, incapable of photosynthetic development.
From conventional asparagus, harvested early while the shoots have not yet developed color.
Lack the mutation, present in hybrid tomatoes, that gives tomatoes their uniform red color.
Tend to be less sweet than hybrid tomatoes.
Are more disease resistant than commercial tomatoes.
Have a longer shelf life than commercial tomatoes.
Tart apple, suitable for baking.
Pineapple, especially prized in Jamaica.
Miniature greenhouse pear.
Is a cross between a peach and a plum.
Is a variety of smooth-skinned peach.
Is a cross between a peach and an apricot.
Resembles a peach but is botanically unrelated.
Is a salad green.
Is a synonym for Asian bamboo shoots.
Is a miniature variety of pale green asparagus.
Is an edible root, similar to a carrot in appearance, but starchier.
The term “Idaho Potato” may be used only for potatoes actually grown in Idaho.
“Idaho potato” is generic term, and can apply to any russet potato, wherever grown.
The high moisture content of russet potatoes makes them ideal for baking and mashing.
Yukon Gold is a variety of russet potato with a thicker skin and a higher level of starch.
Like its green cousin broccoli, is a member of the cabbage family.
Is high in iron but low in calcium.
Has excellent keeping properties when fresh.
Is cold-tolerant and can be grown all year round.
Does not qualify botanically as a fruit because of its low sugar level.
Is an umbelliferous vegetable, a member of the carrot family.
Contains the carotene lycopene, a potent anti-oxidant.
Maintains its flavor well when refrigerated.
Acorn squash is a form of winter squash.
Zucchini is a form of summer squash.
Pumpkins are a form of winter squash.
Spaghetti squash is a form of summer squash.
The artichoke is an edible variety of thistle.
Nearly all the artichokes grown in the United States are of the Burbank variety.
Artichokes contain an acid called cardarin that can make accompanying foods taste bitter.
Production center Gilroy, California calls itself “The Artichoke Heart of the Nation.”
Has a sharp, pungent flavor.
Has a full loose head of soft crinkled leaves.
Is actually a lettuce and not a true cabbage.
Is another term for Napa cabbage.
Santa Ana celery.
The “Chinese Gooseberry” was renamed “Kiwifruit” to give it more international appeal.
Kiwifruit have particular short keeping qualities at room temperature.
Kiwifruit is a legally protected trademark owned by the government of New Zealand.
California is now the world’s largest producer of Kiwifruit.
Botanically, a prune is a plum of the species Prunus domestica and may be consumed fresh.
The term prune refers to dried plums only.
Prunes are now marketed as “dried plums” to make the product name sound more appealing.
Prunes are high in dietary fiber.
An extremely sweet variety of fig widely grown in Tunisia and Algeria.
A type of artichoke, enjoyed in Italy for its succulent stems.
A Peruvian root vegetable thought to be a variety of potato, but botanically unrelated.
In the Philippines, another name for the taro root.
Carrots contain almost no starch.
Carrots contain almost no sugar.
Carrots are over 7% dietary fiber.
Carrots get their bright orange color from Vitamin A.