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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

Spelled flour (Type 630) - Triticum aestivum L. subsp. spelta - stoneware pot full for baking.
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Spelt flour (type 630)
Spelt flour (type 630) is used for baking rolls and pastries. Compared to bread flour (type 812 and 1050), it has similar properties that make it a good choice. Water 13.1%  84/14/02  LA : ALA

Real cumin (seed cumin), seeds on wooden scoop and around it - Carum carvi.
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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

Chicory (endive) - Cichorium intybus - lying on a red plate, also cut open.
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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

Peas, fresh, partly incl. Pod on a round kitchen board, directly from the garden.
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Green peas
Green peas are crisp to the bite and can be used in a number of dishes. They can be eaten raw and contain lots of protein and carbohydrates. Water 78.9%  71/27/02  LA : ALA

Millet, raw - Panicum miliaceum L. - in three small ceramic bowls.
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Millet, dry
Raw millet 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

Close-up of an unripe jalapeño (Capsicum anuum) still on the plant
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Jalapeño pepper
Thanks to their spicy flavor, jalapeños are very popular in Mexico and the US. They have a value between 2500–8000 on the Scoville scale. Water 91.7%  84/12/05  LA : ALA

Chili peppers, green, raw (Capsicum frutescens)
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Hot green chili pepper
Green chilli peppers are used either raw or cooked to add a spicy flavor to dishes. They are available fresh, as a powder, or in the form of sauces/pastes. Water 87.7%  81/17/02  LA : ALA

Herbs, spices, and wild plants, raw, untreated: wild garlic (Allium ursinum)
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Wild garlic
Wild garlic is a vegetable, spice, and medicinal plant used to enhance many dishes. You have to be careful not to confuse it with other poisonous plants. Water 92.6%  81/14/05  LA : ALA

Cloves, whole (Syzygium aromaticum) as you can buy in the trade. Here on wooden spoon.
© Bought from K, Adobe

Clove, entire
Entire Cloves have an intense taste thanks to their essential oils, especially eugenol. Grind cloves in a mortar to use in sauces, soups, pastries, and currys. Water 9.9%  78/07/15  LA (2.6g) 4:1 (0.6g) ALA

Mellow chickpeas in wooden bowl on kitchen board - Cicer arietinum.
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Chickpeas, cooked
Chickpeas are generally eaten cooked. They have a mild, slightly nutty flavor and are used in many popular recipes such as curries, soups, stews, and hummus. Water 60.4%  72/24/04  LA : ALA

Olives, green, pitted (Olea europaea): pitted olives spread out on a white background. The olives on the left side are halved.
© CC-by 4.0, Marco Almbauer, Wikipedia

Green olive
Green olives are picked unripe and are the precursor to fully ripened black olives. Olives are cured in liquids and in this way bitterness is eliminated. Water 77.5%  34/07/59  LA (1.1g) 11:1 (0.1g) ALA

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

The "Big nettle", Urtica dioica, wild-growing, often called common nettle, stinging nettle.
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Nettles, (Young, Stinging)
Stinging Nettles (Urtica dioica, Young Nettles) have culinary and medicinal uses, especially in naturopathy. Water 87.7%  73/26/01  LA : ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, dried basil (Ocimum basilicum)
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Dried basil
Dried basil is used primarily as a spice in the kitchen. It is also used in traditional medicine, for example, as an essential oil. Water 10.4%  64/31/05  LA (0.2g) 1:1 (0.3g) ALA

Algae and marine plants, also dried: seaweed, agar-agar, dried
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Agar-agar
Agar-agar is obtained from algae and often used as a vegetarian substitute for gelatin. It is also used in research and medicine. Water 8.7%  93/07/00  LA : ALA

Fresh raw shiitake mushrooms in angular wooden vessel on blue table, five mushrooms lying in front.
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Shiitake mushroom
Shiitake mushrooms have a pleasant, savory taste called “umami” and taste great eaten raw. They are the second most common edible mushroom in the world. Water 89.7%  71/24/05  LA : ALA

Table wine, white: white wine, unspecified type, in a glass with grapes in the background.
© Bought from Gina Sanders, fotolia

White wine
White wine is one of the most popular alcoholic beverages. It is often used in cooking to enhance the flavor of sauces. Water 86.9%  97/03/00  LA : ALA

Chickpeas - Cicer arietinum - in wooden jar with open wooden lid.
© Bought from masanyanka, fotolia

Chickpeas, dry
Chickpeas are used as an ingredient in stews, soups and purees. They have a very mild, slightly nutty aroma. You should not eat them raw. Water 7.7%  70/23/07  LA (2.6g) 26:1 (0.1g) ALA

Greek oregano (Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum): photo from Greek oregano growing wild.
© CC-by 3.0, Forest & Kim Starr, Wikipedia

Greek oregano
Greek oregano has a very intense flavor that is retained when the spice heated. It is commonly used as a spice for salads, soups, marinades, and dips. Water 82.3%  74/13/12  LA (0.2g) 1:4 (0.8g) ALA

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