History of a fruit or vegetable is always interesting and the Tomatillo is no exception. photo credit: randomduck The Aztecs are credited with domesticating the tomatillo. The fruit, which is much like a tomato, dates back to at least 800 B.C.  The Aztec word tomatl means something “round and plump”.  The Europeans that came to the New World and documented the local foods often confuse food names.  According to Sophie Coe, ...