Etymology The English word potato comes from Spanish patata (the name used in Spain). The Spanish Royal Academy says the Spanish word is a hybrid of the Taíno batata (sweet potato) and the Quechua papa (potato). The name originally referred… Continue Reading
History Copper frying pan dated 10th to 3rd century B.C., Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. The handle is ornamented with floral engravings and ends up in the shape of a goose head. Copper frying pans were used in ancient Mesopotamia. Frying… Continue Reading
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