Silverbeet? Brinjal? Rocket Salad? Produce in Translation from Silverbeet? Brinjal? Rocket Salad? Produce in Translation

Silverbeet? Brinjal? Rocket Salad? Produce in Translation

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Silverbeet? Brinjal? Rocket Salad? Produce in Translation

You’re in a grocery store in England or Australia; somewhere in the world where the English language is the default, or used widely enough that grocery items and labels are written in English. And yet, what on earth are lady’s fingers (and why would they be in a grocery store)? Why are those vegetables called marrows? Everything looks familiar, but the nomenclature makes you take a step back. Here are nine produce items that are called by different names in English-speaking countries that are not America.