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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
274 kcal

Peanut butter, coarse-grained, without salt in a white plate, peanuts in shell and open.
© Bought from Jiri Hera, fotolia

Chunky peanut butter, unsalted
Peanut butter is made from ground peanuts and is a favorite ingredient in Asian dishes. It is important to buy a variety that doesn’t contain any additives. Water 1.1%  23/25/52  LA (13.9g) !:0 (0.1g) ALA
589 kcal

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
304 kcal

Pitted olives spread out on a white background. The olives on the left side are halved.
© CC-by 4.0, Marco Almbauer, Wikipedia

Green olives
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
139 kcal

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
52 kcal

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
48 kcal

Organic applesauce, unsweetened (apple compote, apple pulp) in glass bowl.
© Bought from margouillat photo, Shutterstock

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
42 kcal

Close-up of starchy Russet potatoes (uncooked)
© CC-by-sa 2.5, Steve Caruso, Wikipedia

Russet potato
Russet potatoes are a common variety of starchy potatoes. They are therefore good for baking and mashing. Water 78.6%  89/11/00  LA : ALA
79 kcal

Rice noodles vary from 1 mm thick vermicelli to 10 mm wide flat noodles
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Popo le Chien, Wikipedia

Rice noodles
Rice noodles are noodles made from rice. They are a staple ingredient in Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and parts of China. Water 11.9%  92/07/01  LA : ALA
364 kcal

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.   99/00/00  LA : ALA
240 kcal

Pile of baby spinach leaves (Spinacia oleracea), spinach leaves picked  at a very early stage.
© Bought from Oliver, fotolia

Baby spinach
Baby spinach is spinach that is harvested extra early; the stems are quite small and the leaves are more tender. It has a sweet flavor when eaten raw. Water 91.4%  53/42/06  LA : ALA
23 kcal

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
333 kcal

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
365 kcal

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
381 kcal

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
375 kcal

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
365 kcal

Lentils, raw - Lens culinaris - brown (origin), orange., Green, black and yellow in 5 shells.
© Bought from Printemps, fotolia

Lentils, raw
Lentils (Erve, kitchen lentils) have a high protein content and are easier to digest than peas or beans. Soaking or cooking is necessary. Water 8.3%  71/28/01  LA (0.4g) 4:1 (0.1g) ALA
352 kcal

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
308 kcal

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
97 kcal

Red raw lentils in a wooden spoon on a burlap mat.
© Bought from karelpesorna, Adobe

Dry red lentils
Red lentils contain high amounts of protein and are easy to digest. In addition, they are also rich in fiber, B vitamins, and minerals such as zinc. Water 7.8%  71/27/02  LA (0.9g) 4:1 (0.3g) ALA
358 kcal