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Pasta and baked goods, vegetarian: flour
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Flour
Wheat flour used for baking bread contains more gluten as this gives bread its structure and makes it chewier. The shelf life depends on the type of flour. Water 13.4%  84/14/02  LA : ALA

Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.): tumeric root (left), coursely ground powder (right).
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Turmeric root
Turmeric not only stimulates digestion, but also has other health-promoting properties. It can be eaten raw and is a key ingredient in curry powder. Water 82.0%  84/12/04  LA : ALA

Yellow mustard seeds on a spoon.
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Yellow mustard seed
The seeds in white mustard are actually a smooth pale yellow. These are known as yellow mustard seed and taste spicy after they come into contact with liquids. Water 5.7%  39/28/32  LA (2.6g) 1:1 (3.9g) ALA

Rosemary, fresh - Rosmarinus officinalis - branches with rosemary leaves and flowers.
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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 (0.4g) 1:1 (0.4g) ALA

Young woman smells fresh broccoli with stalk. Brassica oleracea var. Italica.
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Broccoli
Broccoli has a mild, slightly bitter flavor that goes well with garlic, ginger, and soy sauce. The florets, stalk, and leaves can be eaten raw or cooked. Water 89.3%  68/29/04  LA : ALA

Red cabbage resp. blue kraut, raw - Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group), cut open on a table
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Red cabbage
Red cabbage can be used both raw in a salad and cooked for other dishes. It is especially popular because of its mild sweet taste. Water 90.4%  82/16/02  LA : ALA

Garlic granules and garlic powder in two dark containers with garlic lying around.
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Garlic powder or granules
Although not quite as natural, garlic powder or garlic granules is a handy alternative to garlic. It is at least five times more concentrated than fresh garlic. Water 6.4%  81/18/01  LA : ALA

Virgin sesame oil in a glass bowl with white sesame seeds around it
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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 (41.3g) 138:1 (0.3g) ALA

Young woman in bathrobe drinking coconut water with straw directly from coconut.
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Coconut water
Coconut water is a good thirst quencher. It is 95% water and 4% carbohydrates and is low in calories and fat. The coconut water from young coconuts is best. Water 95.0%  80/16/04  LA : ALA

Young garden cress - Lepidium sativum - in a plant from the bird's eye view.
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Garden cress
Garden cress is a fast-growing herb with a spicy flavor. Thanks to the healthy ingredients it contains, it can also serve as a nutritional supplement. Water 89.4%  63/30/08  LA : ALA

Wholemeal spelled flour - Triticum aestivum L. subsp. spelta - pile on table plus ears and grains.
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Whole grain spelt flour
Whole grain spelt flour is used primarily for baking. Since spelt contains more gliadin than wheat, spelt dough is more elastic but less stable. Water 13.5%  82/16/02  LA : ALA

Four cassia cinnamon sticks (1–3 mm thick) tied together on a brown woven fabric.
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Cinnamon stick
Cinnamon sticks taste sweet and flavorsome thanks to the essential oils they contain. You can read about ground cinnamon on our page on ground cinnnamon. Water 10.6%  94/05/01  LA : ALA

A young couple is tasting red table wine during a wine tasting.
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Red table wine
Red table wine is enjoyed as an alcoholic beverage and is used in the kitchen, where it is especially popular for use as a cooking liquid and in marinades. Water 86.5%  97/03/00  LA : ALA

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

Vegetables, raw, untreated: romaine lettuce, raw (Lactuca sativa var. Logifolia)
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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 meat, raw - Cocos nucifera: Two halves show the coconut meat. Behind it ornament.
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Coconut
Fresh coconut eaten raw tastes especially good as a small snack. You can also grate it and use it to top fruit salads, desserts, or hearty dishes. Water 47.0%  29/06/64  LA : ALA

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

Vanilla powder (ground vanilla) in a heap on a white surface and two vanilla pods.
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Ground vanilla
Vanilla powder is obtained by grinding vanilla seeds, which lose a lot of flavor in the process. It is better to use vanilla extract. Water 10.2%  92/04/04  LA : ALA

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.
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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

Walnut oil in square glass bottle, surrounded by walnut leaves and nuts with and without outer shell
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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 (52.9g) 5:1 (10.4g) ALA

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