3.6 An Invitation To Dine: Aztec Food and Drink
... crops. Corn, beans, squash, tomatoes, limes, avocados, jicama, papaya, mangoes, guavas, chiles,
peanuts, cashews, turkeys, pineapples, yams, potatoes, vanilla and chocolate all have their origin
in the Americas. Before 1492 these foods were completely unknown in Europe, and their
introduction there ...