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White rice flour piled up on a light base

Rice flour
Rice flour is made from ground rice and is a gluten-free flour. In spite of having limited baking properties, it works well as a thickener and a binder. Water 11.9%  92/07/02  LA : ALA

Ripe Fava beans (broad beans), raw - Vicia faba: open, unripe pods show us the typical kidney-bean shape of broad beans

Shelled fava beans (broad beans)
(Shelled) Broad beans have a high starch and protein content. They are used as an ingredient for salads, soups, and stews, and also as a vegetable side dish. Water 11.0%  68/30/02  LA : ALA

Fresh Mexican tarragon - Tagetes lucida: A bundle of freshly cut tarragon on an old tree trunk.

Fresh tarragon
Tarragon adds a distinctive flavor to sauces and salads. The leaves are used medicinally for digestive disorders. Water 82.9%  91/00/09  LA : ALA

Hemp seed, unpeeled, raw - cannabis sativa - on wooden spoon and around it.

Hemp seed, unshelled
Raw hemp seeds have a slightly nutty flavor and contain all of the essential amino acids. The unshelled variety is preferred for salads. Water 5.0%  10/35/55  LA 3:1 ALA

Raw, untreated and halved pink grapefruit (Citrus paradisi)

Red or pink grapefruit
Grapefruit may cause serious interactions with certain medicines. Plase read the text below. The pectin and antioxidants in grapefruit benefit overall health Water 88.1%  92/07/01  LA : ALA

Fenugreek Seed - Trigonella foenum graecum on wooden spoon with leaves and seeds around it.

Fenugreek seed
Fenugreek seeds are used as a spice and taste aromatic and slightly bitter. Since ancient times, they have also been used in traditional medicine. Water 8.8%  66/26/07  LA : ALA

Vegetables, treated and vegetable products*: peas, green, frozen, untreated

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

Mineral water: bottle of mineral water on a rock, behind it are plants.

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

Wild plant small sorrel - Rumex acetosella: flowering plants in stony soil.

Red sorrel, Rumex acetosella, sheep's sorrel, sour weed
Red sorrel, Rumex acetosella, sheep's sorrel or sour weed has a sour taste and contains many natural chemicals, including oxalic acid. Water 92.1%  47/48/05  LA : ALA

Legumes, raw, untreated: Lentils of different colors - Lens culinaris.

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 4:1 ALA

Herbs, spices, and wild plants, raw, untreated:  curry leaves  (Bergera koenigii)

Curry leaf
Curry leaves, the leaves of the curry tree, are used mainly in India and Sri Lanka as a spice to season a wide variety of dishes, often vegetarian dishes. Water 66.3%  78/19/03  LA : ALA

Homemade soy milk in drinking glasses, in front of and next to soybeans open.

Soy milk, soya beverage, soy drink
Soy milk or drink is made from soy beans and water. This soya beverage can be used as a replacement for dairy milk. It is also the basis for making tofu. Water 88.0%  56/29/15  LA : ALA

Marjoram, fresh (Origanum majorana), freshly cut, on an old wooden table.

Marjoram, fresh
Marjoram is a popular, highly aromatic culinary herb. Pair it with legumes and Mediterranean dishes for a delicious meal. Water 85.0%  75/16/08  LA 1:1 ALA

Top left: bowl with hemp oil — for the spring salad in the large bowl on the right.

Hemp oil
The color of the oil depends on the processing method. It has a nutty flavor and contains a high level of unsaturated fatty acid (e.g., gamma linolenic acid). Water 0.2%  00/00/100  LA 4:1 ALA

Brown mustard seed (Brassica juncea) in a bowl.

Brown mustard seed
Brown mustard seed is used in cooking whole, in the form of mustard powder, or as a mustard paste. Its sharp taste make it a versatile spice. Water 5.7%  39/28/32  LA 1:1 ALA

Unripe (young) coconut with plenty of fluid and little pulp, one open.

Fresh young coconut meat
Young coconuts contain coconut water and meat. The meat of young coconuts is thinner, softer, and lower in fat than that of older, riper coconuts.   53/12/35  LA : ALA

Block of cocoa butter, pale yellow to light yellow in color and also used in medicine and cosmetics.

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 28:1 ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, saffron  (Crocus sativus)

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 1:2 ALA

Lightly roasted onion pieces, onion granules, both piled up, on the right an onion.

Granulated onion
Granulated onion can often be used in place of fresh onions. Made from dried onions, it has a more intense flavor and can be stored longer. Water 5.4%  87/11/01  LA : ALA

Papaya still hanging on tree - Carica papaya: There are male and female trees.

Papayas contain many essential nutrients and vitamins. They are not only a nice fruit to eat, but are also used to treat digestive problems. Water 88.1%  94/04/02  LA : ALA