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Brown mustard seeds (Brassica juncea) in a plate.
© 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
487 kcal

Fresh curry leaves in a small bowl. Original curry powder does not contain curry leaves.
© Bought from vm2002, Shutterstock

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
111 kcal

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
352 kcal

Coriander leaves, dried - Coriandrum sativum - layered.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, unknown, gewürzkontor-muenchen

Coriander leaves, dried
Coriander as dried leaves (coriander leaves, Asian parsley, vertigoweed) is mainly used as a kitchen spice. Water 7.3%  66/28/06  LA : ALA
279 kcal

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
323 kcal

Close-up of chestnuts and their prickly fruit cup (cupula). Castanea sativa.
© GFDL 1.2, Fir0002, Wikipedia

Chestnut, untreated
Chestnuts have a sweet, and nutty flavor. They are high in starch but low in protein and fat. Gluten-free chestnut flour is a good option for celiac patients. Water 48.6%  91/05/05  LA : ALA
213 kcal

Asparagus bean, raw, bundled, as found on the market. Vigna unguiculata s. sesquipedalis.
© Public Domain, David, Wikimedia

Yardlong beans, raw (Organic?)
Yardlong beans reach a length of almost a meter. Given the toxicity of raw yardlong beans, we are not sure whether they should be eaten in this state. Organic? Water 87.8%  72/24/03  LA : ALA
47 kcal

Raw Brussels sprouts (Brassica oleracea) on a light-colored surface - one is cut in half.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Rainer Zenz, Wikipedia

Brussels sprouts
Brussels sprouts have a slightly bitter taste. They can be eaten raw but are generally cooked. Their distinctive aroma comes from the glucosinolate sinigrin. Water 86.0%  71/27/02  LA : ALA
43 kcal

Round grain rice, white, raw - Oryza sativa L. - in wooden ladle.
© Bought from Diana Taliun, Adobe

Short-grain white rice
Short-grain rice has an increased starch content and is suitable for both hearty dishes like risotto and sweet dishes such as milk rice. Water 13.3%  92/08/01  LA : ALA
358 kcal

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%  25/15/60  LA (1.3g) 8:1 (0.2g) ALA
639 kcal

Two rhizomes of large galangal - Alpinia galanga, called Thai ginger or Siam ginger.
© Bought from Silvia Bogdanski, fotolia

Galangal (Thai ginger)
Thai ginger (Great Galangal, Alpinia Galanga, Siam, Galangawurzel) is only related to ginger and is very similar to it, but has different active ingredients. Water 78.0%  79/15/06  LA : ALA
59 kcal

Horseradish—Armoracia lapathifolia: Both the root and grated, on the left is freshly grated root.
© Bought from Eskymaks, fotolia

Horseradish root
Horseradish is known for its hot and spicy flavor. The root is grated and added to sauces, and as a medicinal remedy it is used to strengthen the immune system. Water 85.1%  86/09/05  LA : ALA
48 kcal

Goutweed (Aegopodium podagraria), freshly picked.
© Bought from goldbany, Adobe

Goutweed (ground elder)
Common goutweed (ground elder, bishop’s weed) is a readily available wild plant that grows in many regions. Be careful to avoid poisonous look-alikes! Water 82.2%  65/30/04  LA : ALA
39 kcal

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
26 kcal

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
60 kcal

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
294 kcal

Unripe (young) coconut with plenty of fluid and little pulp, one open.
© Bought from antpkr, fotolia

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
90 kcal

Spoon with yellowish mustard powder made from white mustard (Sinapis alba).
© 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
508 kcal

Lightly roasted onion pieces, granulated onion, both in a heap, on the right an onion.
© Bought from Andrea, fotolia

Granulated onion (organic?)
Onion powder (organic?) 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
341 kcal

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
525 kcal