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Tomato, Solanum lycopersicum, plants which give red fruit. Although it's botanically a fruit, culinary it's vegetable, because it's not sweet. It is believed that there are around 7500 varieties of tomatoes. Tomatoes can be determinate or indeterminate, but also based on shape and size there are types: Beefsteak, Plum tomatoes, Cherry tomatoes, Grape tomatoes, Campari tomatoes, Tomberries, Oxheart, Pear tomatoes...
Over the last five thousand years, presence of carrots in our culture, eating habits and medicine gave birth to many important facts that must be known. Here you can find out more about this fascinating root vegetable that has traveled through the millennia to reach is current popularity that it clearly deserves.
Garlic is one of the earliest vegetables that were used in the birthplaces of modern civilizations. During such long period as our constant companion garlic managed to interact with our history numerous times, placing itself on our cuisine and medicine as one of the most useful and popular vegetable in the world.
Chickpeas also called Ceci beans or Garbanzo, are pretty special legume that originates from Middle-East countries, such as Iran, Syria, and Turkey. They are used in various dishes, like hummus, some kinds of curry, Indian dishes, etc. These nutty beans offer a lot of health benefits, and eating them regularly increases amount of a few essential nutrients in your body.