Look for carrots with bright colors and no dark spots. Also, try to find firm carrots, and avoid any which are flimsy or wilted.
Climate and origin
Carrots first originated in Afghanistan thousands of years ago. Since then, carrots have be hybridized to the modern carrot we know today. The first modern carrot appeared on the stage in Europe around the 10th or 11th century.
Carrots are sweet crunchy vegetables that serve as a good compliment in stews or curries.
The orange carrots we know today came from years of selective breeding in Europe to honor the House of Orange during Dutch independence.
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