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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
53 kcal

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
338 kcal

Frozen green peas (Pisum sativum) in a plate.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Jina Lee, Wikipedia

Green pea, frozen
Frozen and fresh peas are rich in protein and even more so when they are ripe (no longer green). A number of essential amino acids are also present in peas. Water 80.0%  71/27/02  LA : ALA
77 kcal

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
29 kcal

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
698 kcal

Cocoa butter in pieces in front of a sack with cocoa beans, cocoa powder and chocolate on the left.
© Bought from iprachenko, shutterstock

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
884 kcal

Red wine vinegar in a glass bowl surrounded by grapes and basil.
© Bought from DPRM, Shutterstock

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
19 kcal

Dried figs in round wooden vessel plus five next to it.
© Bought from monticellllo, fotolia

Figs, dried, uncooked
Dried figs are easily digestible, nutritious fruits. Dried figs are rarely raw in the sense of not heated above 42 ° C. Organic quality? Water 30.0%  94/05/01  LA : ALA
249 kcal

Agar-agar powder piled on a light background.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Unkky, Wikipedia

Agar-agar is obtained from algae and often used as a vegetarian substitute for gelatin. It is also used in research and medicine. Water 8.7%  93/07/00  LA : ALA
306 kcal

Mineral water: bottle of mineral water on a rock, behind it are plants.
© Courtesy of Informationszentrale Deutsches Mineralwasser

Mineral water
Mineral water, almost always sold bottled, is sourced from natural mineral springs. The composition of the water varies depending on the source. Water 100.0%  00/00/00  LA : ALA
0 kcal

Commercially available dried soba noodles (soba): Three bundles lying next to each other.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, FotoosVanRobin, Wikipedia

Soba noodles
Soba noodles are traditionally made from buckwheat. Inexpensive soba are also available as instant varieties with wheat added. Water 6.9%  83/16/01  LA : ALA
336 kcal

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
48 kcal

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
884 kcal

Herbs, spices, sugar, and salt: dried parsley (Petroselinum crispum)
© Public Domain, Miansari66, Wikimedia

Dried parsley
Dried parsley is a slightly peppery and bitter herb that is used as a cooking spice and garnish. Water 5.9%  61/32/07  LA (1.2g) 1:1 (1.9g) ALA
292 kcal

A pile of reddish brown saffron threads (Crocus sativus) on a light background.
© CC-by-sa 4.0, Hubertl, Wikipedia

Saffron threads contain substances such as picrocrocin, which is responsible for its taste, and crocin, which gives it a golden yellow color. Water 11.9%  79/14/07  LA (0.8g) 1:2 (1.2g) ALA
310 kcal

Raw vegetables: sweet onion (Allium cepa)
© Public Domain, Amanda Mills,

Sweet onion
Sweet onions don’t have the sharp, astringent taste of other varieties, can be white or yellow in color, and often have a flat saucer shape. Water 91.2%  90/09/01  LA : ALA
32 kcal

Rice milk, not enriched: drinking glass with rice milk, rice grains scattered on wood next to it.
© Bought from rekre89, fotolia

Rice milk (rice drink)
Rice milk (EU: rice drink) is a plant-based milk made from rice and water. It is lactose-free and you can easily make it yourself. Water 88.6%  85/02/13  LA : ALA
50 kcal

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
378 kcal

Sweet pointed peppers (Capsicum annuum): The variety "Tap de Cortí" on a white background.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Marcosgarrido88, Wikimedia Commons

Sweet pointed pepper
Sweet pointed peppers are a type of red pepper that is rich in vitamins and minerals. Compared to other peppers, pointed peppers have a thinner skin. Water 87.0%  83/08/08  LA : ALA
37 kcal

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
20 kcal