Serious Eats: Talk
Strange food facts...
I was reading about zucchini last night (because that's what I do in my spare time; research and read about pointless crap), and I read some weird information about it that I never knew.
Apparently, it's not a vegetable, but an immature fruit (which isn't all that surprising), but the thing that really caught my eye was when it said that zucchini is actually the swollen ovary of the zucchini flower. It just sounds strange; wouldn't stop me from eating it, though.
Anyone know of any strange or little know food facts?