16 Crazy Food Facts We Didn’t Have a Clue About

Eating isn’t just about our physical needs, it’s also about communicating, relieving stress, and receiving pleasures. In some countries, there are food cults: Italians consider pasta a national heritage and French people are proud of their onion soup and fondue. Some products also have their own secrets! It turns out that boiled potatoes are really tricky to make and mushrooms are insects’ distant relatives.

Bright Side loves learning about new things and today we’ve collected the most amazing facts about foods that you probably eat every day. We bet you’ll change your attitude toward some of your favorite dishes after reading this article.

16. Apples are roses’ relatives.

16 Crazy Food Facts We Didn’t Have a Clue About

It may sound unbelievable, but many fruits are the close relatives of roses: they belong to Rosaceaefamily. Apples, pears, plums, raspberries (and even almonds) are all related to roses.

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