The Inca berry is a native fruit grown in the rich volcanic soils of South America. The berry has been eaten by locals for centuries as a medicinal herb.
One food that begins with the letter "U" is umeboshi, which is a pickled plum from Japan. Also known as Japanese apricots, these plums come from the ume tree, which was introduced to Japan from China as early as the eighth century.
Spelt, an ancient grain related to wheat, is a food beginning with the letter "S." It has a chewy texture and a slightly sweet, nutty flavor. Spelt can be used in any recipe calling for wheat flour or wheat berries.
There are many foods throughout the world's cuisines that begin with the letter "D." Three eclectic, interesting and contrasting examples are donuts, duck and daikons.
Some foods that begin with the letter "E" include eggs, escarole, eels and eggplant. Others are elderberries, Emmental cheese, endive, English muffins and Epoisses cheese.
Xacuti, xiaolongbao, ximenia, xoconostle and xpinec are just some of the foods that begin with the letter “X.” Because so few words begin with the letter “X” in English, all of these foods come from countries outside the United States.
Garlic is a food that begins with the letter "G." Garlic is the bulbous part of a plant that originated in Asia. The consumption of garlic can be traced back to the ancient Egyptians.
It is theorized that life began as the result of organic molecules being synthesized in the early atmosphere and rained down into the oceans. These nucleotides would have been similar to the RNA and DNA, which are the building blocks of life.
Acting began in Athens around 534 B.C. While attending a public festival, the bard Thespis jumped onto a wooden cart and read poetry while pretending he was the character in the poetry. This was the first known time that someone spoke words as a character for entertainment.
Scientists agree that the Earth formed about 4.6 billion years ago out of accreted matter from the solar nebula. All planets in the solar system formed the same way. Once the proto-Earth was formed, many changes occurred over vast timescales to produce the Earth of the 21st century.