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Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, white pepper (Piper nigrum)
© Public Domain, Miansari66, Wikipedia

White pepper
White pepper: read about the differences between green, white, black and red pepper in the link. Pepper owes its spicy heat primarily to the alkaloid piperine. Water 11.4%  85/13/03  LA : ALA
296 kcal

Fennel seeds piled high, on top of it a wooden spoon with fennel seeds - Foeniculum vulgare.
© Bought from pinkomelet, fotolia

Fennel seed
Fennel seed serves as the main spice for a variety of dishes. It can also be used to make an aromatic tea that is soothing for the stomach and intestines. Water 8.8%  63/19/18  LA : ALA
345 kcal

Bowl with coarsely ground green spelt
© Bought from fotolia, fotolia-Kauf

Green spelt, coarsely ground
Coarsely ground green spelt is made from unripened spelt wheat that is harvested, dried over a beechwood fire, and coarsely ground. Water 10.6%  84/13/03  LA : ALA
347 kcal

Powdered sugar piled on a ladle, powdered sugar scattered around it.
© Bought from neillangan, fotolia

Powdered sugar
Powdered sugar is refined white sugar that has been finely ground. It is perfect for adding a finishing touch to desserts and is a main ingredient in frosting. Water 0.2%  100/00/00  LA : ALA
389 kcal

Millet, dry ( Panicum miliaceum L.), in three small ceramic bowls.
© Bought from bit24, fotolia

Millet, dry
Millet (dry / natural) contains high levels of silicon, iron, and vitamin B6, as well as fluoride, sulfur, phosphorous, magnesium, and potassium. Water 8.7%  83/13/05  LA (2g) 17:1 (0.1g) ALA
378 kcal

Raw green sweet peppers (Capsicum annuum) piled on a brown surface.
© Public Domain, flickr.com

Green bell pepper
Unlike chili peppers, bell peppers have a sweet flavor. They are available in green, yellow, and red. Green bell peppers are harvested earlier. Water 93.9%  82/15/03  LA : ALA
20 kcal

Image shows a pile of dried and unsulphurized apricots.
© Bought from kodbanker, fotolia

Apricot dried, raw, no sulfur
Dried apricots are nutritious and you can buy kinds that haven’t been treated with sulfur dioxide. Although more brown in color, they are free of preservatives. Water 30.9%  94/05/01  LA : ALA
241 kcal

The photo shows homemade soy cream that is made with soy milk and canola oil.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Nora Maria Nagel, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Soy cream
Soy cream is a good alternative to traditional cooking cream that you can use if you want or have to do without animal products. Water 60.9%  11/06/83  LA (6.1g) 2:1 (2.9g) ALA
310 kcal

Ground cloves (Syzygium aromaticum) in a spoon, right next to dried cloves and clove oil.
© Bought from mirzamlk, fotolia

Ground cloves
Ground cloves have an intense flavor because of the essential oils (esp. eugenol) they contain. Water 9.9%  78/07/15  LA (2.6g) 4:1 (0.6g) ALA
274 kcal

Apple peeler, apple and plate: apple being peeled, half-peeled raw apple
© CC-by 3.0, Petermaerki, Wikipedia

Peeled apple
Apples without the peel contain fewer nutrients. Recipes using apples as an ingredient often have you peel them. Water 86.7%  97/02/01  LA : ALA
48 kcal

Orange peels on a plate. Different types of orange peels are shown here: intact (top), coarsely grated (right), and finely grated (left).
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Michael Weber, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Orange peel
Orange peel contains fragrant essential oils and gives food a sweet or bitter flavor. You should only use the peel of organic oranges. Water 72.5%  94/06/01  LA : ALA
97 kcal

Chicory (endive) - Cichorium intybus - lying on a red plate, also cut open.
© Bought from Victority, fotolia

Chicory
Chicory has a pleasant bitter flavor and nice smooth taste. It can be eaten raw as a salad, steamed, fried, cooked, or in a casserole. Water 94.5%  80/18/02  LA : ALA
17 kcal

Green asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) harvested and bundled ready for sale.
© Public Domain, RyanFreisling, Wikipedia

Asparagus
Asparagus is low in calories and has a savory taste. It acts as a diuretic, and asparagusic acid is responsible for the strong smell of urine. Water 93.2%  63/35/02  LA : ALA
20 kcal

Homemade apple syrup (apple butter) in mason jar with apples behind it.
© Bought from ricka_kinamoto, fotolia

Apple juice concentrate
Apple juice concentrate is used to sweeten a wide variety of dishes. Using even small amounts gives dishes a nice sweet flavor. Water 9.6%  93/03/04  LA (1.3g) 6:1 (0.2g) ALA
375 kcal

White vinegar from grapes in glass bowl (white wine vinegar), behind right half-full wine glass.
© Bought from DPRM, Adobe

White wine vinegar
White wine vinegar has a mildly sour and fruity flavor. Use it in salads and to enhance the flavor of light sauces and seafood dishes. Water 93.9%  91/09/00  LA : ALA
28 kcal

Sesame oil made from roasted sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum) in a bowl, white sesame seeds on left.
© Bought from hjschneider, fotolia

Toasted sesame oil
Dark sesame oil is made from toasted seeds. Unrefined and refined sesame oil is used to enhance Asian dishes. It has saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. Water 0.0%  00/00/100  LA (41.3g) 138:1 (0.3g) ALA
884 kcal

Real cumin (seed cumin), seeds on wooden scoop and around it - Carum carvi.
© Bought from dima_pics, fotolia

Caraway seed
Caraway seed is one of the oldest spices, and thanks to its antispasmodic properties and other health benefits, it is also used as a medicinal plant. Water 9.9%  59/23/17  LA (3.1g) 21:1 (0.2g) ALA
333 kcal

Vegan oat cream or oat cuisine in a drinking glass, with oat flakes around it.
© Bought from Liudmyla Yaremenko, Shutterstock

Oat cream
Oat cream is a cream alternative made from rolled oats, water, and oil. It can be made at home and is used in soups, sauces, and many other dishes. Water 85.3%  43/02/55  LA : ALA
92 kcal

Organic applesauce, unsweetened (apple compote, apple pulp) in glass bowl.
© Bought from margouillat photo, Shutterstock

Applesauce (apple puree)
Applesauce (apple puree) is a (un)sweetened sauce that is made by chopping, cooking, and pureeing apples. It is a nice addition to certain hearty dishes. Water 88.2%  98/01/01  LA : ALA
42 kcal

Leaves of kaffir lime (Citrus hystrix), fresh in heart-shaped white ceramic bowl.
© Bought from posinote, fotolia

Makrut lime leaves (Makrut leaves, organic?)
Makrut lime leaves (Citrus hystix) are used in a wide range of Asian dishes to add a lemon flavor. Organic? Water 62.2%  82/15/02  LA : ALA
53 kcal

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