Whenever we think about food, we think about it cooked and ready on our plates, ready to eat.
But we never really think about how most of out foods are grown – and some of them are pretty weird!
It is grown in the ground, but grows out of it standing straight up.
They’re actually the picked flower buds of this plant.
Did you know almonds grow on trees? They’re inside those woody shells.
Well we weren’t expecting that.
You could get your very own kiwi vine if you wanted!
I wonder how they manage to stay upright – must be some pretty strong leaves holding them up.
It’s actually the seeds from this plant.
8. Brussel Sprouts
A whole bunch of them grow on a stalk of one of these plants… You either love ’em or you hate ’em.
They’re actually a flower – we just eat the bud, because the rest grows in to the flower blossoms when it blooms.
They grow underground – how strange does that look?!
They grow outside of the fruit – leaving them to look like some kind of angry-faced mushroom people!
Again, it just grows straight out of the ground.
They grow on trees, kind of like bananas.
It’s actually dried tree bark from this tree… Bet you didn’t know that!
It looks quite pretty, actually!
They’re technically classed as a berry because they grow on such low plants.
It’s the flower of this plant, which is a weird way to think about it!
Doesn’t look like the pepper we sprinkle over our dinner, does it?
They grow in green shells low to the ground.
Dates grow in large hanging clumps on special date palm trees.
Have you ever seen any of these foods growing like this before?
Or have you never really thought about how they were grown?
Either way, it’s pretty interesting, and half of them you probably wouldn’t recognise despite eating them regularly!