How Domestication Changed the Look, Texture, and Taste of Some Wild Fruits and Vegetables

In a fascinating three-part video essay series, Earth Titan of Titan Top List looked at the origins of certain fruits and vegetables. Counting down from ten, the host noted in great detail how different in looks, taste, and texture the wild originals were from the modern versions we eat today.

Have you ever wondered what the origins are of the common foods we eat today? Most of the foods found in the grocery store at one point were much smaller, bitter, sour or unpalatable.

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails. Lori can be found posting on Threads and sharing photos on Instagram.