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The "Big nettle", Urtica dioica, wild-growing, often called common nettle, stinging nettle.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Simplicius, Wikipedia

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

Untreated yam bean (Jícama) - Pachyrhizus spp. - on a market.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Sakurai Midori, Wikimedia

Jicama (Yam bean, Mexican turnip or Chinese potato, ahipa)
Jicama has a consistency similar to that of radishes and tastes particular good raw in salads. It owes its sweet flavor to the oligofructose inulin. Water 90.1%  92/07/01  LA : ALA

Vegetables, raw, untreated: green bell peppers, raw (Capsicum annuum)
© 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

Sumac, Gerber Sumac (spice) - Rhus coriaria, piled on blue surface.
© Bought from Elena Moiseeva, fotolia

Sumac
Sumac is a tangy, lemony spice found primarily in Middle Eastern spice mixes. Read in the link about important things to know when purchasing and using sumac.   75/05/20  LA : ALA

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

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

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

Close-up of an unripe jalapeño (Capsicum anuum) still on the plant
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Taragui, Wikipedia

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

Spelt stalks in a field.
© GFDL 1.2, Rasbak, wiktionary

Spelt, uncooked
Spelt is closely related to wheat but contains different types of gluten. It does not contain omega-5 gliadin, the most potent wheat allergen. Water 11.0%  81/17/03  LA : ALA

Long grain rice, white, raw - Oryza sativa L. - in a brown bowl.
© Bought from Maryna Osadcha, Shutterstock

Long-grain white rice
White long-grain rice is mainly used in salty and hearty dishes. It is served as a side dish or combined with other ingredients. Water 11.6%  91/08/01  LA : ALA

A jar containing honey and a honey dripper.
© Public Domain, Jonik, Wikimedia

Honey
Raw honey is honey that is extracted with a centrifuge and is never heated. Heating honey over 40 °C (104 °F) destroys important nutritional elements. Water 17.1%  100/00/00  LA : ALA

Rice syrup on a white plate. In the background, rice on a brown bamboo mat.
© Bought from Heike Rau, fotolia

Rice syrup
Rice syrup is obtained by fermenting rice flour and can be used as a general sweetener and for baking. It has a mild, butterscotch flavor. Water 22.6%  100/00/00  LA : ALA

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

Chili peppers, green, raw (Capsicum frutescens)
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Balaram Mahalder, Wikipedia

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

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

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

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

Corn kernels and two cobs in sack, some grains are off - Zea mays mays L.
© Bought from goldbany, fotolia

Yellow corn kernels
Corn is found in a wide variety of dishes, served as a side dish, and used to make corn flour. It contains more than 50 % carbohydrates. Water 10.4%  84/11/05  LA (2.1g) !:0 (0.1g) ALA

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

Freshly harvested raspberries (Rubus idaeus) and raspberry leaves.
© Bought from pilipphoto, fotolia

Raspberry, raw (organic?)
Raspberries are appreciated for their taste and are also used as a medicinal plant. Raw raspberries (organic?) contain many vitamins and minerals. Water 85.8%  87/09/05  LA (0.2g) 2:1 (0.1g) ALA

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