Where did tortillas originally come from?

Answer Tortillas originated in Mexico. During the Spanish conquest in the 1500s, conquerors discovered that the Mexican Indians were mashing soaked kernels of corn into a dough to create tortillas. It is ... Read More »

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Where did the word art originally come from?

The word "art" originally comes from the latin word "ars," which essentially means "arrangement" or "to arrange." The language of Latin originated near the river Tiber, where Roman civilization fir... Read More »

Where did walnuts come from originally?

Walnuts originate from walnut trees (such as the Black Walnut), in the Juglans family. Walnut trees have pinnate leaves and hard shell-encased fruit, which when cracked open yield walnuts.

Where did the Blackfoot Indians originally come from?

The Blackfoot or Blackfeet Indians, a buffalo-hunting people, were residents of the northern plains, particularly Montana and Idaho in the U.S. and the province of Alberta in Canada. There are now ... Read More »

Where did corn syrup originally come from?

The origin of corn syrup can be traced to 1866 when the cornstarch industry learned to produce dextrose, or sugar, from cornstarch. Further chemical discoveries and process developments led to comm... Read More »