Where do Panama hats originally come from?

Answer Panama hats originated in Ecuador in the town of Montecristi. During the 17th century, the hand-woven straw hats were shipped to the Isthmus of Panama for trade to other parts of the word, which is... Read More »

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Where are Panama hats from?

Panama hats, brimmed headwear made from a plant called the toquilla, have been woven by hand in Ecuador since the 16th century. People began calling them Panama hats because they were shipped from ... Read More »

Where were Panama hats invented?

Panama hats are Ecuadorean in origin. According to journalist Christian Oliver, "The Ecuadorean hats used to be shipped east from Panama and were worn by laborers hewing out the canal across the is... 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 tortillas originally come from?

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 »