When they ask what I cultivate they usually add at the end of the question the list...domat, krastavits, chuski...you have just to select. No other option or answer expected...or accepted.
Sometime I ask.them back what they were eating before their beloved vegetables came from.america.
Reading a roman cooking book gives you a hint of all the plant who have been suppressed by the american nighshade family. Funny enough some of those plants are coming back as novelties forgetting we were eating them for millennials.
As the potato killed the colocassia/alocassia or the pumpkin killed the lagenaria.
Competition is ferocious.