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Peppermint on a tablecloth. Thanks to its typical menthol aroma, peppermint is a favorite in many dishes and is also used in toothpaste, chewing gum, and candy.

Peppermint
In tea or as an herb in cooking, it is best to use fresh peppermint. The essential oils it contains are not very concentrated but they have beneficial effects. Water 78.6%  76/19/05  LA : ALA

Soy sauce (Tamari) in a small white ceramic chinese spoon against a background in shades of brown.

Soy sauce (tamari)
Soy sauce (tamari) is not only used as a dip for sushi. The savory sauce made from soybeans also works well as a marinade and a seasoning for stir-fried dishes. Water 66.0%  34/65/01  LA : ALA

A block of tofu and tofu slices on a cutting board. Tofu has a very neutral flavor and works well as a carrier for many different flavors.

Tofu, plain (bean curd)
Tofu, or soybean curd, is a product with a neutral flavor that originated in China and was originally fermented. Today, it is available in many processed forms. Water 70.9%  25/45/29  LA 7:1 ALA

Vegetables, raw, untreated: romaine lettuce, raw (Lactuca sativa var. Logifolia)

Romaine lettuce
Romaine lettuce has a fine-bitter herb taste. It is served raw in salads or steamed as a vegetable dish and contains comparatively high levels of vitamin C. Water 94.6%  68/26/06  LA : ALA

Coconut flour in a glass bowl (Cocos nucifera): in the background, coconut oil on the left and a whole coconut on the right.

Coconut flour
Coconut flour is a gluten-free alternative to wheat flour and is used to prepare sweets and baked goods. It is also used as a binder for sauces. Water 8.5%  61/23/16  LA : ALA

Rosemary branch with flower on the shrub.

Rosemary
Fresh rosemary is a slightly bitter spice and healing herb. In tea, it has an antifungal effect and a positive effect on blood circulation. Water 67.8%  69/11/20  LA 1:1 ALA

Cranberry: cranberries dried in small glass bowl on brown wooden surface.

Dried cranberries
Sweetened dried cranberries, also known as fenberries, are a favorite ingredient in desserts, muesli, and baked goods. Water 15.8%  99/00/01  LA : ALA

Yellow bell peppers, freshly harvested and arranged closely together (Capsicum annuum).

Yellow bell pepper
Unlike chili peppers, bell peppers aren’t hot. They are available in green, yellow, and red, whereby the latter two have a milder and sweeter flavor. Water 92.0%  84/13/03  LA : ALA

Radishes freshly harvested, still on the ground: (Raphanus sativus subsp. Sativus, Raphanus sativus)

Radish
Radishes are usually eaten raw in salads. They are known for their white to deep red color and sharp, pungent flavor. Water 95.3%  81/16/02  LA : ALA

Seeds, raw, treated: psyllium

Psyllium
Psyllium is used in cooking as a food thickener and stabilizer. It is a plant-based source of fiber that absorbs water and stimulates digestion. Water 7.1%  98/01/00  LA : ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, cardamom  (Elettaria cardamomum)

Ground cardamom
Cardamom is a particularly aromatic spice and suitable for all kinds of dishes. It is also used as a medicine. Water 8.3%  80/13/08  LA 3:1 ALA

Several bundles of lemongrass - Cymbopogon citratus- on a market.

Lemongrass, fresh
Lemongrass, also known as citronella grass and fever grass, tastes a bit like lemon and is reminiscent of the smell of roses. It is used in cooking and for tea. Water 70.6%  92/07/02  LA : ALA

Oils and fats, plant-based: Oil, flaxseed, cold pressed - Linum usitatissimum

Cold-pressed flaxseed oil
Cold-pressed flaxseed oil (linseed oil) is rich in fatty acids, especially omega-3. However, if not stored correctly, it can quickly turn rancid. Water 0.1%  00/00/100  LA 1:4 ALA

Eggplant in greenhouse hanging on plant - Solanum melongena

Eggplant (Aubergine)
Eggplants should be bought when they are still firm, otherwise they are stored too long or overripe. Caution, the stem can have sharp spikes. Water 92.3%  84/14/03  LA : ALA

Homemade vegan butter (margarine) from rapeseed oil without trans fatty acids.

Vegan margarine
Although vegan margarine has been modified to improve its nutritional profile, it remains a controversial industry product. Water 15.7%  01/01/98  LA 13:1 ALA

Walnut oil in square glass bottle, surrounded by walnut leaves and nuts with and without outer shell

Walnut oil
Walnut oil has a sweet, nutty flavor and intense aroma and is an excellent choice to add a finishing touch to soups and salads, as well as desserts. Water 0.0%  00/00/100  LA 5:1 ALA

Pears in a braided container, around it another and a half. Pyrus communis L.

Pear
Raw pears contain valuable vitamins, minerals, and trace elements. Pears are also used in cooked, preserved, or dried form. Water 84.0%  97/02/01  LA : ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, dried marjoram (Origanum majorana)

Dried marjoram
Dried marjoram is a popular seasoning that contains many essential oils. It is used primarily in sausages, potato dishes, and sauces. Water 7.6%  75/16/09  LA 1:3 ALA

The photo shows homemade soy cream that is made with soy milk and canola oil.

Soy cream
Soy cream is a good alternative to traditional cooking cream that you can use if you want or have to do without animal products. Water 60.9%  11/06/83  LA 2:1 ALA

Oils and fat, vegetable: Sesame oil drips in a bright dish on wooden pad.

Sesame oil
Sesame oil is obtained from white and black sesame seeds. It is not only used for cooking but also for skin care and natural remedies. Water 0.0%  00/00/100  LA 138:1 ALA

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