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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

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

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

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

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

Long-grain rice, white, uncooked: close-up of untreated long-grain rice, which includes, for example, jasmine and basmati rice.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Fastily, Wikipedia

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

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

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

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

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

Cranberries freshly picked in a basket and around it, Vaccinium macrocarpon.
© Bought from alicja neumiler, fotolia

Fresh cranberry
The raw cranberry, also known as fenberry, is very often used in Germany as an ingredient in baking. Unprocessed cranberries taste hard and bitter. Water 87.3%  95/04/01  LA : ALA

Block of cocoa butter, pale yellow to light yellow in color and also used in medicine and cosmetics.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, David Monniaux, Wikimedia Commons

Cocoa butter
Cocoa butter, which consists of 60 % saturated fatty acids, can be stored in a cool, dark place for up to two years. It is also available as a raw product. Water 0.0%  00/00/100  LA (2.8g) 28:1 (0.1g) ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: red wine vinegar
© CC-by-sa 2.0, michael clarke stuff, Wikimedia

Red wine vinegar
Red wine vinegar is a great way to flavor foods without adding fat or calories. In medicine, it is used to treat digestive disorders and respiratory diseases. Water 94.5%  87/13/00  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

Sugar snap pea pods (Pisum sativum) can be eaten raw.
© Public Domain, Victor M. Vicente Selvas, Wikipedia

Sugar snap peas
The snap pea, or sugar snap pea, is a sweet and flavorful type of edible-podded pea. Sugar snap peas do not contain phasin and may be eaten raw. Water 88.9%  72/27/02  LA : ALA

Tamarind (sweet), raw, in shell, peeled, scattered some tamarind seeds and juice.
© Bought from Thanthip Homsansri, fotolia

Tamarind
Tamarind varies in flavor from sour to sweet. Sweet tamarind works especially well in fruity drinks, as a seasoning for curry, and in desserts. Water 31.4%  95/04/01  LA : ALA

Two pieces of seitan (wheat gluten) in a plastic box
© GFDL 1.2, Rainer Zenz, Wikipedia

Seitan (wheat gluten)
Seitan (vital wheat gluten) is a popular plant-based alternative to meat. Unlike tofu, seitan products have a consistency similar to that of meat. Water 8.2%  15/83/02  LA : ALA

Nori sheets, which are often used to make sushi, are produced primarily in Japan and Korea at large-scale cultivation sites.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Melanie Scherer, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Nori sheet
Nori sheets used for sushi are lightly toasted and are therefore not raw as are untreated red algae sheets, which can be made from a wide variety of plants. Water 85.0%  46/52/03  LA : ALA

Cornstarch (maize starch) in small orange ceramic bowl surrounded by corn.
© Bought from minadezhda, fotolia

Cornstarch
Cornstarch was was discovered in 1840 by Thomas Kingsford. It is normally used today, whereas potato starch or grain starches used to be more common. Water 8.3%  100/00/00  LA : ALA

Roasted pumpkin seeds in an oval-shaped wooden bowl.
© Bought from emuck, fotolia

Roasted pumpkin seeds
Roasted pumpkin seeds are rich in unsaturated fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals. It is healthier to eat raw, unsalted pumpkin seeds. Water 2.0%  16/32/52  LA (19.6g) 176:1 (0.1g) ALA

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