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BARBARA UDUAK

Content Creator at Becky Food market

Tomatoes: The Fruit That Fooled Us! šŸ…šŸ¤Æ Did you ever wonder why tomatoes are often mistaken for vegetables? It's because, botanically speaking, they're actually fruits! Here's the juicy truth: šŸŒ± **Botanical Definition:** A fruit is the mature ovary of a flowering plant, typically containing seeds. Tomatoes fit this definition perfectly; they develop from the flowering part of the tomato plant and contain those tiny, edible seeds inside. šŸ… **Culinary Confusion:** So, why the confusion? Culinary tradition and usage often classify tomatoes as vegetables because of their savory taste and their role in salads, sauces, and savory dishes. They've been culinary chameleons! šŸ§ **Landmark...

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