Fruits and Vegetables

Defined as the developed ovary of a seed plant with its contents and accessory parts, fruits are a wide variety of deliciously edible foods that include berries, grapes, watermelon and tomato, among many others. A vegetable is any edible stem, root, or leaf of a plant. While most vegetables are cooked in order to be edible, there are some that can be eaten raw. There are also fruits which are considered vegetables. In botanical terms, all vegetables that have seed are called fruits, and there is no distinction for vegetables. Vegetable is the culinary term for fruits that are not sweet, but instead savory.