Jim and Andi
jimandandi at cox.net
Wed Dec 30 07:35:39 PST 2009
That is so interesting! I also thought peanuts were from Africa!
Wikipedia has a cool Peruvian artifact of a peanut dating from 300AD.
Thank you for this information!
From: sca-cooks-bounces+jimandandi=cox.net at lists.ansteorra.org
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Sent: Tuesday, December 29, 2009 7:04 PM
To: Cooks within the SCA
Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] peanuts
The peanut (Arachis hypogaea) originates in South America, primarily in
Brazil. The Portuguese introduced it into Africa in the 16th Century
and it appears to have been later introduced into North America via the
> Uh, I don't think that is correct. Aren't peanuts actually from
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