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Black beans, cooked with plenty of water and chili peppers in bowl.
© Bought from FomaA, Adobe

Black beans, cooked, unsalted
Unlike dry black beans, cooked black beans can be eaten immediately. They work well as an ingredient for salads, soups, casseroles, and purées. Water 65.7%  72/27/02  LA (0.1g) 1:1 (0.1g) ALA

Dried wild garlic - Allium ursinum - lying freely with measuring spoon made of wood.
© Bought from Silvia Bogdanski, fotolia

Dried wild garlic
Dried wild garlic gives a number of dishes their special, distinctive taste, but it has a less intense flavor as compared to fresh wild garlic. Water 12.7%  58/36/06  LA (0.9g) 1:2 (2g) ALA

A bunch of Shimeji mushrooms (here: brown beech mushrooms) against a  gray background.
© Bought from anna_shepulova, fotolia

Shimeji mushroom
Shimeji mushrooms develop their nutty flavor best when cooked. Thanks to their umami taste, they are a popular mushroom in Japan and internationally. Water 86.0%  43/57/00  LA : ALA

Brown mustard seed (Brassica juncea) in a bowl.
© CC-by-sa 4.0, Dsaikia2015, Wikipedia

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 (2.6g) 1:1 (3.9g) ALA

Homemade soy milk in drinking glasses, in front of and next to soybeans open.
© Bought from Davizro Photography, fotolia

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

Fenugreek Seed - Trigonella foenum graecum on wooden spoon with leaves and seeds around it.
© Bought from kostrez, fotolia

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, raw, untreated, asparagus, raw (Asparagus officinalis)
© Public Domain, RyanFreisling, Wikipedia

Asparagus is low in calories and has a savory taste. It acts as a diuretic, and asparagusic acid is responsible for the strong smell of urine. Water 93.2%  63/35/02  LA : ALA

Lightly roasted onion pieces, onion granules, both piled up, on the right an onion.
© Bought from Andrea, fotolia

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

Poppy seeds (Papaver somniferum) with poppy flower and seed pods, ready to harvest seeds
© Bought from 201122, Adobe

Poppy seeds, raw (organic?)
Poppy seeds are the seeds of the opium poppy. They have a mild, nutty taste and are used primarily in desserts and baked goods. Water 6.0%  32/21/47  LA (28.3g) 104:1 (0.3g) ALA

Black mustard (seed) - Brassica nigra - in a wooden spoon, surrounded by other spices.
© Bought from PhotoSG, fotolia

Black mustard seed
Black mustard leaves work well as an ingredient for salads. The seeds can be used as a spice and have a beneficial effect on blood circulation. Water 5.5%  33/30/38  LA (4.3g) 1:1 (3.8g) ALA

Wild plant small sorrel - Rumex acetosella: flowering plants in stony soil.
© Bought from LFRabanedo, fotolia

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

Sodium bicarbonate: natron (baking soda)
© Public Domain, Thavox, Wikipedia

Baking soda
Baking soda is a raising agent used to make baking powder and sherbet. It is also found in medications that help prevent heartburn. Water 0.2%  00/00/00  LA : ALA

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

Unenriched farina (soft wheat semolina, Triticum aestivum L.), in a wooden scoop and bowl
© Bought from Maksim Shebeko, fotolia

Unenriched farina (soft wheat semolina)
Unenriched farina is obtained by finely milling the germ and endosperm of wheat. Individuals who have celiac disease should avoid farina as it contains gluten. Water 12.7%  87/12/01  LA : ALA

Immature but edible papaya with white, non-edible seeds. Hard to buy in temperate zones.
© Bought from panor156, Adobe

Unripe green papaya
Unripe green papayas (Carica papaya) contain inedible white seeds, but are popular used as a vegetable and particularly as a salad.   00/00/00  LA : ALA

Dried (white) mulberries on a wooden ladle and around it on a white background.
© Bought from emuck, fofotlia

Carefully dried raw mulberries. The blackberry-like berries lose their color when they are dried and end up tasting almost like raisins without aftertaste. Water 9.8%  86/11/03  LA : ALA

Fresh Mexican tarragon - Tagetes lucida: A bundle of freshly cut tarragon on an old tree trunk.
© Bought from Daniel Vincek, fotolia

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

Plate with raw, fermented cocao beans. These fermented beans contain hardly any caffeine.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Michael Weber, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Raw cacao beans, fermented
Raw cocao beans are fermented and sometime also peeled. The nutritional information comes from cocao powder and is therefore only a rough estimate. Water 3.0%  63/21/15  LA : ALA

Cooking banana, raw, partly sliced, next to processed slices and flour from plantains.
© Bought from sewcream, fotolia

Plantains are inedible raw. Boiling, frying, and baking are popular cooking ways to cook plantains. Plantain flour is a good wheat-free alternative. Water 65.3%  95/04/01  LA : ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: mustard powder (Sinapis alba and Brassica juncea)
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Rainer Zenz, Wikipedia

Mustard powder
Mustard powder is made of ground mustard seeds. Depending on the seeds it contains, it will be somewhat hotter (brown or black seeds) or milder (white seeds). Water 5.3%  31/29/40  LA (5.9g) 2:1 (3.8g) ALA