Offered without comment other there may have been a drought in our part of the world but other places had bumper crops.
Okay I will add that apparently this is a real vegetable grown in Brazil; a type of chayote and called a Chuchu ! Which if urban legend is to be believed is a patois term of endearment???? Hmmm our are we just being taken in????
September 24 - 1664: The Dutch Republic surrenders New Amsterdam to England.