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Dried mace (seed coat or "mace") of nutmeg (Myristica fragrans).
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Rainer Zenz, Wikipedia

Ground mace
Mace is the obtained from the outer covering of nutmeg and is used as a cooking spice. Its flavor is often described as a combination of cinnamon and pepper. Water 8.2%  56/07/36  LA (4.3g) !:0 (0.1g) ALA

Fruit, raw, untreated: white and red grapefruit, raw (Citrus paradisi)
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Depending on the variety, grapefruit may range from white-yellowish to deep red in color. Grapefruit may cause serious interactions with certain medicines. Water 90.9%  92/07/01  LA : ALA

Okara (soybean custard) prepared as a salad with tomatoes and other vegetables ready to eat.
© Bought from Tataya Kudo, fotolia

Okara, soy pulp, tofu dregs
Okara, also called soy pulp or tofu dregs is a by-product of soy milk production. It is a good binder which contains a lot of starch, protein, fiber, and iron. Water 81.6%  70/20/10  LA : ALA

Potatoes and tubers, treated and potato products: potatoes boiled in well-salted water
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Potato, unpeeled, boiled in well-salted water
Potatoes boiled in their jackets are waxy potatoes that are unpeeled and boiled in well-salted water. You can also eat them with the skins on. Water 77.0%  91/08/00  LA : ALA

Heads of untreated Italian raw chicory, also called radicchio (Cichorium intybus).
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Michel Chauvet, Wikimedia

Radicchio, Italian chicory
Radicchio, which was first cultivated in Italy, has a deep wine color and a typical bitter, spicy taste. It can be eaten either raw or cooked. Water 93.1%  73/23/04  LA : ALA

Legumes, raw, untreated: kidney beans, all varieties, ripe seeds, raw (Phaseolus vulgaris)
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Sanjay Acharya, Wikimedia

Kidney beans
Ripe kidney beans contain toxic lectins and should only be eaten in small quantities. The name of the bean comes from its shape that resembles a kidney. Water 11.8%  71/28/01  LA (0.2g) 1:2 (0.3g) ALA

Mung beans, ripe seeds, raw (Vigna radiata): close-up of fresh mung beans. These are an important staple food in India.
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Mung beans
Green mung beans, which are related to soybeans, can be cooked and eaten in the same way as rice or sprouted, for example, for salads or stir-fry dishes. Water 9.0%  71/27/01  LA : ALA

Rose water (Rosa centifolia): rose water in a glass with petals as decoration.
© Bought from irenastar, fotolia

Rose water
Rose water consists of the essential oils of several varieties of roses dissolved in water. It is both a skin care product as well as a flavoring ingredient. Water 99.4%  90/01/09  LA : ALA

Sweet lupine beans in a wooden bowl. Ground seeds of the blue lupine, Lupinus angustifolius.
© Bought from Peter Hermes Furian, Adobe

Lupine grits (coarsely ground lupine seeds)
Lupine seeds are a popular source of protein. Lupine grits, which are coarsely ground lupine seeds, can be used to make veggie burgers and other hearty dishes. Water 10.4%  47/42/11  LA (2g) 4:1 (0.4g) ALA

Aquafaba: the soaking or cooking water of chickpeas (or legumes) – in a  glass bowl.
© Bought from detry26, fotolia

Aquafaba (vegan egg white substitute)
Aquafaba, the cooking liquid of legumes (e.g., chickpeas) serves as a vegan egg white substitute (beaten egg whites) for baked goods and sweet dishes. Water 95.4%  71/24/05  LA : ALA

Goji berries, dried (Lycium barbarum), next to a ruler to show the actual size
© CC-by-sa 3.0, 利用者:KENPEI, Wikimedia Commons

Dried goji berries
Dried goji berries are rich in vitamins and minerals and can be sprinkled on top of muesli or granola to add variety and extra nutrients. Water 7.5%  84/16/00  LA : ALA

Umeboshi suitable as a fruit and as a paste. See center in the plate with rice soup.
© Bought from miwa, fotolia

Umeboshi paste
Umeboshi is a paste made from pickled ume fruit. This salty paste is added to many dishes and sides to give them a fruity and sour flavor. Water 70.3%  88/09/02  LA : ALA

Cashew-based vegetable mozzarella, sliced, with basil leaves behind.
© Bought from, fotolia

Vegan Cashew “Mozzarella”
This vegan cashew “mozzarella” is a popular vegan alternative to traditional Italian mozzarella. You can eat it raw or melted in gratins and as a pizza topping. Water 72.8%  42/18/40  LA (2.1g) !:0 (0g) ALA

Real chervil - Anthriscus cerefolium - on a soon-blooming plant.
© Bought from irottlaender, fotolia

Chervil (garden chervil)
Use fresh chervil (garden chervil) to season soups and to add a delicate flavor to vegetables and salads.   00/00/00  LA : ALA

Fresh prickly pears in a rusted tin container, one of which is cut open (Opuntia spp).
© Bought from TwilightArtPictures, fotolia

Prickly pear, raw
The prickly pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) is a sweet, exotic fruit, especially when eaten raw. Water 87.6%  89/07/05  LA : ALA

Hanging quinces on a tree, ready for harvest (Cydonia oblonga).
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Lazaregagnidze, Wikimedia

Quince, raw
Fresh quinces have a fruity and sour flavor. They are rich in beneficial nutrients and can be used to make a wide range of dishes, including chutneys and jams. Water 83.8%  97/03/01  LA : ALA

Chinese yams (light roots) - Dioscorea polystachya - lying on a light sandy bottom.
© Bought from Kristina, fotolia

Chinesische Yamswurzel, Lichtwurzel, Nagaimo
Die Chinesische Yamswurzel (Lichtwurzel, Nagaimo) gehört zu den wenigen roh essbaren Yams-Arten und man verwendet sie in der trad. chinesischen Medizin. Water 69.6%  94/05/01  LA : ALA

Basmati rice in bowl. Origin Afghanistan. Variety of Oryza sativa.
© Bought from Liudmyla, fotolia

Basmati Rice
Basmati rice is a long-grain, aromatic rice that tastes excellent with Asian dishes. Water 11.9%  88/10/01  LA : ALA

Fresh peaches in a braided basket and lying next to it, some of them cut open.
© Bought from Igor Normann, fotolia

People like peaches for their refreshing flavor and high water content. The stone fruit comes in a number of varieties, such as Saturn peaches and nectarines. Water 88.9%  89/09/02  LA : ALA

Wild chervil—Anthriscus sylvestris: Wild chervil blossom. Beware: easily confused with toxic plants!
© Bought from Franz, fotolia

Wild chervil
Wild chervil has a spicy, bitter taste. Be careful when gathering wild chervil as it can easily be mistaken for similar-looking poisonous plants! Water 81.6%  67/29/04  LA : ALA