• Question: Do you think tomatoes should be used as a fruit or carry on being used as a vegetable even though they are fruits?

    Asked by Team Stony to , Liz, Beccy on 23 Jun 2017.
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      answered on 23 Jun 2017:


      I’m very comfortable treating tomatoes as a fruit.

      But then when I was a kid sometimes [very occasionally] after we went strawberry picking, we would have strawberry shortcake for dinner! [main course – not the dessert]
      http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/strawberry-shortcake-recipe3-1938695
      So maybe that warped my attitude to food classification.

    • Photo: Liz Buckingham-Jeffery

      Liz Buckingham-Jeffery answered on 23 Jun 2017:


      I like tomatoes, so I’d be happy to eat them in any way!

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