We all know how difficult it is to go grocery shopping. Navigating toddler tantrums, aisle spillages and grumpy queuers is all just part and parcel of the experience — it’s far from ideal, but something we have all learned to live with. However, what seems like an added and unfair level of difficulty is when food starts to pretend to be something that it is not.
Nectarines and peaches look similar, and are part of same family, but they aren’t exactly the same. Peaches have fuzzy skin and are a little bigger than nectarines, which have smooth skin and are firmer. Likewise plantains and bananas come from the same family but are two totally different foods. While bananas are eaten raw for their sweet taste, plantains are starchy like potatoes.
You may be very knowledgeable when it comes to fruits, but how well can you identify them in a supermarket produce section? Here’s a quiz that will test your visual recognition when it comes to fruits.