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  1. malaika

    malaika Lover of Extra Easy

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    Strawberries are actually vegetables
    Bananas are herbs
    Tomatoes are fruit...

    :D:D:D
     
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  3. Cookie_monster

    Cookie_monster Mum to two!

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    Yeah, funny isn't it... but I bet bananas don't go well in a casserole and tomato doesn't go with rice pudding! Lol xx
     
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    Does that mean we can cook strawberries and not syn them? ;) lol
     
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    Are strawberries not a fruit? I always thought if it had seeds, pips etc then it was a fruit, hence tomatoes being a fruit. You live and learn... :)
     
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    You should be able to ;):D
     
  7. malaika

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    Well, apparently strawberries are a veg as the seeds are on the outside, whereas fruit has seeds on the inside...
     
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    Thats one to ask the consultant about!
     
  9. malaika

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    This has made me think, and I have found more:

    cucumbers, squash, butternut, pumpkins, courgette are all fruit!

    Walnuts are fruit too (are they now free ;))

    beans, peas and corn are also biologically fruit, but treated as veg!

    So..... do we have to re-think our free and superfree?
    Just kidding... I am sure it doesn't make a difference but it is interesting and wonder if an e-mail to SW will give any answers :D
     
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    Thanks! Makes me feel better that I'm getting plenty of veg ;)
     
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    lol i was thinking the same thing and bannana's
     
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    funcurls Never gets tired of SW!

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    ......and bananas are also berries!!X
     
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    I saw some of these on QI and I was really shocked. If I remember correctly, a plum is a berry as well. nProbably got it back to front though -lol
     
  14. CamilleBates

    CamilleBates Alomst there :)

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    LOL I was jsut about to mention QI, apparently a 'fruit' is a berry if it has one or more seeds inside it. PLums, peaches, nectarines, avaocados are NOT berries, pears, apples, kiwis, bananas are berries.... none of the 'berry fruits actualluy are berries (with the exceotion of one - I think it may have been the gooseberry....)
     
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    CamilleBates Alomst there :)

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    oh - and most types of nuts are seeds, and peanuts are not nuts.... ;)
     
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    Peanuts might not be nuts, but you lot are :D
     
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    Yeah, I read somewhere that peanuts are actually peas... weird, huh?

    I'm not sure I like the thought of a banana being a herb though... lol.
     
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    Rhubarb is a vegetable and blackberries,raspberries etc are bunches of fruits!
     
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