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American Indigenous Food

The following plants were not known outside the Americas before Christopher Columbus, some not until many years later.

Guinea fowl, Turkey and Turtle meat

Brazil nuts, Cashew nuts, Walnuts

Allspice, Cocoa and Vanilla

Avocado, Papaya, Pineapple and Tomatoes

Potatoes an Sweet Potatoes

Haricot, Kidney Lima beans

All Squashes - so Courgettes, Marrows and Pumpkins

All forms of Capsicum - from sweet peppers to chilis (so there were no chilis in India!)

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