The Carrot - the orange vegetable? Generations of people in the West have grown up believing that carrots are always orange. 2000 BC Egyptian Temple Walls show a plant believed to be a purple carrot. It is planted in the garden of the Egyptian King Merodach-Baladan, in 8 BC. In Roman times carrots were purple or white, but by the 10th Century AD purple carrots were grown in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran. Purple, white and yellow carrots were imported to Southern Europe in the 14th Century. Gardens Ideas, Carrots Colors, Colour Wheels, Roots, Colors Wheels, Vegetable, Veggies, Food Art, Rainbows Carrots
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Carrots / esp. Zanahoria (R1). Fresh spring carrots that are sweet and crunchy. Family: roots. Raw carrots save vitamin C, while cooked have more antioxidants though looses some enzymes and vitamins, juicing allows to get all the beta carotene, though loose the fiber. So carrot should be consumed both raw, cooked and juiced. 100g: vitamin A - 334%.