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Pomegranate on napkin, glass carafe with classic pomegranate syrup next to it.
© Bought from, fotolia

Pomegranate syrup
Classic pomegranate syrup contains only the juice of pomegranates and sugar, without the addition of any ingredients that would change the taste. Water 67.9%  92/05/03  LA : 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

Woman drinking oat milk out of a glass.
© Bought from Dan Race, fotolia

Oat milk
Oat milk (EU: oat drink) is made from oats and water. Oat milk works well as a milk substitute and is easy to prepare at home. Water 91.5%  76/07/17  LA : ALA

Tartar baking powder on a spoon: Tartar baking soda contains tartaric acid instead of phosphate.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Inke Weissenborn, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Weinstein baking powder
Light and fluffy pastry is obtained by using baking powder. Weinstein baking powder contains the natural acid cream of tartar in place of phosphate.   98/01/00  LA : ALA

“A spoonful of dairy yogurt (left) and soy yogurt (right), side by side against a red background”
© CC-by 3.0, Feuerrabe, Wikimedia Commons

Soy yogurt
Soy yogurt is made from soymilk using live bacteria cultures. It is gluten- and cholesterol-free and doesn’t contain any milk protein or lactose. Water 92.5%  39/51/10  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

A carafe of peanut oil, peanuts in their shell to the right, and a spoonful of shelled peanuts in the foreground.
© Bought from hjschneider, fotolia

Peanut oil
Peanut oil has a mild, savory flavor. It is a good choice to use with a number of dishes, for example, for stir-fries, deep-fried dishes, and salad dressings. Water 0.0%  00/00/100  LA (32g) !:0 (0g) 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

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

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

Raw white beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) in a clay bowl on wooden table.
© Bought from Milan, Adobe

White beans, dry
White beans are rich in nutrients and can be used in a wide variety of dishes, from vegetable sides and purées to soups, salads, and stews. Water 11.3%  71/28/01  LA (0.2g) 1:1 (0.2g) 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

Jasmine rice from Thailand (Siam), also known as fragrant rice, in wooden bowl, above the ears.
© Bought from somkak, fotolia

Aromatic rice
Fluffy Indian basmati and the slightly sticky jasmine are varieties of aromatic rice. Both varieties are known for their characteristic aroma. Water 11.6%  91/08/01  LA : ALA

Vegetables, raw, untreated: beefsteak tomatoes, comparison between cherry tomatoes (left) and beefsteak tomatoes (right).
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Berrucomons, Wikimedia Commons

Beefsteak tomato
The large, flat beefsteak tomato is one of the most commonly cultivated varieties. Compared to smaller tomatoes, they are less juicy and have a thicker skin. Water 93.9%  77/19/04  LA : ALA

Lupine flour - Lupinus albus - in wooden bowl. Supplier is the sweet lupin.
© Bought from Heike Rau, fotolia

Lupine flour
Lupine flour contains all of the important amino acids and is also low in purine. It is suitable for baking and making protein-rich drinks. Water 6.2%  47/44/09  LA (2.1g) 4:1 (0.5g) ALA

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

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

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

Some apricots lying on wood, cut open in the foreground, some leaves behind.
© Bought from Igor Normann, fotolia

Apricots are sweet and juicy. They can be eaten raw or made into jam or other specialties. The kernels are toxic to us as they contain amygdalin. Water 86.4%  86/11/03  LA : ALA

Ripe passion fruit (Passiflora edulis) on a plate — a half of a passion fruit is shown in front
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Michael Weber, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Passion fruit, skin removed
The most common types of passion fruit are the smaller dark purple variety and the larger yellowish green variety. Both are somewhat wrinkled when ripe. Water 72.9%  89/08/03  LA : ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, dried basil (Ocimum basilicum)
© CC-0 1.0, Henna, Wikipedia

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

Clove, ground - Syzygium aromaticum - on spoon, right next to dried and oil.
© Bought from mirzamlk, fotolia

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