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Fennel seeds piled high, on top of it a wooden spoon with fennel seeds - Foeniculum vulgare.
© Bought from pinkomelet, fotolia

Fennel seed
Fennel seed serves as the main spice for a variety of dishes. It can also be used to make an aromatic tea that is soothing for the stomach and intestines. Water 8.8%  63/19/18  LA : ALA

Applesauce, canned, unsweetened: photo von applesauce in a bowl, ready  to serve.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, David Benbennick, Wikimedia

Applesauce (apple puree)
Applesauce (apple puree) is a (un)sweetened sauce that is made by chopping, cooking, and pureeing apples. It is a nice addition to certain hearty dishes. Water 88.2%  98/01/01  LA : ALA

Chicory (endive) - Cichorium intybus - lying on a red plate, also cut open.
© Bought from Victority, fotolia

Chicory
Chicory has a pleasant bitter flavor and nice smooth taste. It can be eaten raw as a salad, steamed, fried, cooked, or in a casserole. Water 94.5%  80/18/02  LA : ALA

Cloves, whole (Syzygium aromaticum) as you can buy in the trade. Here on wooden spoon.
© Bought from K, Adobe

Clove, entire
Entire Cloves have an intense taste thanks to their essential oils, especially eugenol. Grind cloves in a mortar to use in sauces, soups, pastries, and currys. Water 9.9%  78/07/15  LA (2.6g) 4:1 (0.6g) ALA

Wholemeal spelled flour - Triticum aestivum L. subsp. spelta - pile on table plus ears and grains.
© Bought from J.Mühlbauer exclus., fotolia

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

White vinegar from grapes in glass bowl (white wine vinegar), behind right half-full wine glass.
© Bought from DPRM, Adobe

White wine vinegar
White wine vinegar has a mildly sour and fruity flavor. Use it in salads and to enhance the flavor of light sauces and seafood dishes. Water 93.9%  91/09/00  LA : ALA

Table wine, white: white wine, unspecified type, in a glass with grapes in the background.
© Bought from Gina Sanders, fotolia

White wine
White wine is one of the most popular alcoholic beverages. It is often used in cooking to enhance the flavor of sauces. Water 86.9%  97/03/00  LA : ALA

Orange peels on a plate. Different types of orange peels are shown here: intact (top), coarsely grated (right), and finely grated (left).
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Michael Weber, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Orange peel
Orange peel contains fragrant essential oils and gives food a sweet or bitter flavor. You should only use the peel of organic oranges. Water 72.5%  94/06/01  LA : ALA

Olives, green, pitted (Olea europaea): pitted olives spread out on a white background. The olives on the left side are halved.
© CC-by 4.0, Marco Almbauer, Wikipedia

Green olive
Green olives are picked unripe and are the precursor to fully ripened black olives. Olives are cured in liquids and in this way bitterness is eliminated. Water 77.5%  34/07/59  LA (1.1g) 11:1 (0.1g) ALA

Spelled flour (Type 630) - Triticum aestivum L. subsp. spelta - stoneware pot full for baking.
© Bought from TwilightArtPictures, fotolia

Spelt flour (type 630)
Spelt flour (type 630) is used for baking rolls and pastries. Compared to bread flour (type 812 and 1050), it has similar properties that make it a good choice. Water 13.1%  84/14/02  LA : ALA

Mellow chickpeas in wooden bowl on kitchen board - Cicer arietinum.
© Bought from pilipphoto, fotolia

Chickpeas, cooked
Chickpeas are generally eaten cooked. They have a mild, slightly nutty flavor and are used in many popular recipes such as curries, soups, stews, and hummus. Water 60.4%  72/24/04  LA : ALA

Chili peppers, green, raw (Capsicum frutescens)
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Balaram Mahalder, Wikipedia

Hot green chili pepper
Green chilli peppers are used either raw or cooked to add a spicy flavor to dishes. They are available fresh, as a powder, or in the form of sauces/pastes. Water 87.7%  81/17/02  LA : ALA

Close-up of an unripe jalapeño (Capsicum anuum) still on the plant
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Taragui, Wikipedia

Jalapeño pepper
Thanks to their spicy flavor, jalapeños are very popular in Mexico and the US. They have a value between 2500–8000 on the Scoville scale. Water 91.7%  84/12/05  LA : ALA

Millet, raw - Panicum miliaceum L. - in three small ceramic bowls.
© Bought from bit24, fotolia

Millet, dry
Raw millet contains high levels of silicon, iron, and vitamin B6, as well as fluoride, sulfur, phosphorous, magnesium, and potassium. Water 8.7%  83/13/05  LA (2g) 17:1 (0.1g) ALA

The "Big nettle", Urtica dioica, wild-growing, often called common nettle, stinging nettle.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Simplicius, Wikipedia

Nettles, (Young, Stinging)
Stinging Nettles (Urtica dioica, Young Nettles) have culinary and medicinal uses, especially in naturopathy. Water 87.7%  73/26/01  LA : ALA

Some apricots lying on wood, cut open in the foreground, some leaves behind.
© Bought from Igor Normann, fotolia

Apricot
Apricots are sweet and juicy. They can be eaten raw or made into jam or other specialties. The kernels are toxic to us as they contain amygdalin. Water 86.4%  86/11/03  LA : ALA

Tamarind (sweet), raw, in shell, peeled, scattered some tamarind seeds and juice.
© Bought from Thanthip Homsansri, fotolia

Tamarind
Tamarind varies in flavor from sour to sweet. Sweet tamarind works especially well in fruity drinks, as a seasoning for curry, and in desserts. Water 31.4%  95/04/01  LA : ALA

Ripe passion fruit (Passiflora edulis) on a plate — a half of a passion fruit is shown in front
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Michael Weber, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Passion fruit, skin removed
The most common types of passion fruit are the smaller dark purple variety and the larger yellowish green variety. Both are somewhat wrinkled when ripe. Water 72.9%  89/08/03  LA : ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: red wine vinegar
© CC-by-sa 2.0, michael clarke stuff, Wikimedia

Red wine vinegar
Red wine vinegar is a great way to flavor foods without adding fat or calories. In medicine, it is used to treat digestive disorders and respiratory diseases. Water 94.5%  87/13/00  LA : ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, dried basil (Ocimum basilicum)
© CC-0 1.0, Henna, Wikipedia

Dried basil
Dried basil is used primarily as a spice in the kitchen. It is also used in traditional medicine, for example, as an essential oil. Water 10.4%  64/31/05  LA (0.2g) 1:1 (0.3g) ALA

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