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Pizza was almost declared a "vegetable" by Congress weeks ago.

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Mohamedou Ari, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. Mohamedou Ari

    Mohamedou Ari
    F1 Sim Racer & #1 St. Bernard Lover on RD Premium

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  2. Kyle Puttifer

    Kyle Puttifer
    @ Simberia @Simberia

    Was Bernie Ecclestone on this Congress by any chance? Sounds like exactly the sort of thing he would some up with.
     
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  3. Bram

    Bram
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    Whats wrong with the tomato sauce on Pizza's? I think its the cheese and grease that is the problem with pizza's :)

    An authentic Italian pizza uses fresh tomato sauce and there is nothing wrong with that, pretty healty :)
     
  4. James Chant

    James Chant
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    Ah but we are forgetting that a tomato is technically a fruit.
     
  5. Bram

    Bram
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    Oh thats new to me :) Really? What is the difference between a veggy and a fruit then?
     
  6. Tomato is a vegetable. Content differentiates vegetables and fruits mainly. But of course both fruits and vegetables contain a lot of valuable and important components.
    The plant itself is in the family of potatoes btw.
     
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  7. Chris Butcher

    Chris Butcher
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    Actually, botanically, the Tomato is a fruit. It is just treated and cooked as a vegetable
     
  8. Bram

    Bram
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    As long as meat is not a fruit or veggy I am good :)
     
  9. Anyways, the sauce is a product made from a vegetable. Especially because of the added components.
    And the pizza can be max. vegetarian, but I prefer Hungarian (salami rules!) or Bolognese (spaghetti/macaroni/penne/lasagne/pizza, all good).:)
     
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  10. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
    Off Topic Moderator

    Well what can we all say but "Only in America". One would think they would of smartened up a bit after "Freedom Fries" but guess not.
     
  11. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
    Off Topic Moderator

    All Meat double cheese for me! :p Gf can't stand it lol! so we order half/halfs:)
     
  12. As long as there is BACON around... :cool:

    I also like Europeen fancy Pizzas :p
     
  13. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
    Off Topic Moderator

    Lol! I have not eaten Bacon strips since the last Bacon fiasco! Only Premeal or Back Bacon.
     
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  14. Omer Said

    Omer Said
    Weresloth Staff

    Still it's better than fiddling with foreign country's affairs, do please move on working on your local "issues" please :p
     
  15. James Chant

    James Chant
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    To quote:


    A glossy red, or occasionally yellow, pulpy edible fruit that is typically eaten as a vegetable or in salad.
     
  16. You see I'm not a botanist. Product taxonomy tells it's a vegetable. Nutritional value wise it's like a vegetable, it's used like a vegetable. + here it's told in every school it's a vegetable, and tbh I never read the opposite anywhere until now. But I guess it doesn't really matter:)
     
  17. yes tomato it's a fruit same for eggplants,cucumbers and zucchini.
    There arent a line that divide clearly fruits from vegetables,we can say that fruits born from flowers (zucchini) vegetables from plants,but this definition it's not complete imho
     
  18. I think it's the seeds that make it a fruit.
     
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