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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

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

Freshly harvested raspberries (Rubus idaeus) in two cups and around them with raspberry leaves.
© Bought from pilipphoto, fotolia

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

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

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

Applesauce, canned, unsweetened: photo von applesauce in a bowl, ready  to serve.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, David Benbennick, Wikimedia

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

Orange, raw, with peel (Citrus sinensis): oranges cut in half, and in the backgroud orange juice. The oranges pictured here are “half-blood” oranges.
© Bought from yesyesterday, fotolia

Orange, raw, with peel
The fruity flavor and high vitamin C content of oranges make them perfect for both raw and cooked food dishes — and orange peel also adds extra flavor. Water 82.3%  91/08/02  LA : 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

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

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

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

Coconut chips (Cocos nucifera) heaped in a wooden bowl.
© Bought from emuck, fotolia

Coconut chips
Coconut chips are made from coconut meat. They are a delicious snack and add an exotic flavor to muesli, desserts, as well as many savory dishes. Water 2.6%  22/07/70  LA : ALA

Herbs, spices, and wild plants, raw, untreated: wild garlic (Allium ursinum)
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Lisa Carter, Wikipedia

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

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

Swiss chard on a dish towel. People who tend to get kidney stones (calcium oxalate stones) should avoid eating Swiss chard as it has a high oxalic acid content.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Melanie Scherer, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Swiss chard
When it comes to Swiss chard, both the stalks and leaves are edible. The taste is reminiscent of spinach, but is comparatively more intense and savory. Water 92.7%  65/31/03  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

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

Two Hokkaido pumpkins, two pieces, seeds and pieces - Cucurbita maxima.
© Bought from beats_, fotolia

Hokkaido pumpkin
The orange hokkaido pumpkin has a nutty aroma and is rich in fiber and vitamins. Every part of the pumpkin can be used in cooking. Water 89.8%  89/10/01  LA : ALA

Fresh raw shiitake mushrooms in angular wooden vessel on blue table, five mushrooms lying in front.
© Bought from frank29052515, fotolia

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

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