Food

Have you heard the term "cool as a cucumber" - the term comes from the cucumber’s ability to cool the temperature of the blood!

Did you know that most carrots used to be purple? The Dutch combined the yellow and white ones to eventually make the orange ones we are most familiar with over time.

Did you know that red bell peppers (red capsicums) are simply fully ripened green bell peppers (green capsicums)? Yellow bell peppers (yellow capsicums) are a different variety though!

Jelly beans are shiny because they’re coated in shellac, which is a resin secreted by the female lac bug after it drinks the sap of trees. A bit weird!

In Brazil, they love putting peas on pizza. Other popular options include eel (Japan), curry (Pakistan), shrimp (Australia) and pickled ginger (India).

Did you know that these foods are rich in protein?

Did you know that red bell peppers (red capsicums) are simply fully ripened green bell peppers?

Cilantro and Coriander are the same thing - some people LOVE it and some people strongly dislike it.

Did you know that apples float in water because 25% of their volume is made of air?

Did you know that most carrots used to be purple? The Dutch combined the yellow and white ones to eventually make orange ones over time.