Fruits and vegetables
Known for its lean flavor, resulting in an indispensable ingredient in stews, curries, deep fried, or grilled. In addition, Okra is a rich source of dietary fiber which eases digestion.
Due to the fact that Chinese eggplant has less number of seeds, it is not bitter like that of typical eggplant and tends to have a mild and sweet flavor. In fact, Chinese eggplant is considered to have the most delicate flavor of all eggplants varieties. On the other hand, regular eggplant is less flavorful.
Bitter melon — also known as bitter gourd or Momordica charantia — is a tropical vine that belongs to the gourd family and is closely related to zucchini, squash, pumpkin, and cucumber. In addition to its sharp flavor and distinct appearance, bitter melon has been associated with several impressive health benefits.
Pomegranates are rich in vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. The majority of that fiber is found in the white seeds hiding beneath the pockets of juice.
Lemons are high in vitamin C, fiber, and various beneficial plant compounds. These nutrients are responsible for several health benefits.
It is the smallest of the citrus fruit family. The flavor of a lime is stronger and more tart than a lemon, but in most cases they are interchangeable in recipes.
Dried nuts and spices
Cashew nuts have a buttery, sweet, and salty taste, an unmistakable shape, and are an excellent source of several vitamins and minerals. They grow on cashew nut trees, which are native to subtropical climates.
Macadamia nuts have a smooth, buttery texture and mellow, nutty taste. Packed with fiber, iron and healthy fats, they’re the perfect treat for snacking, baking or cooking.
These little green nuts provide a healthy, portable snack option that you can use to fuel up before exercising and refuel after.
The best quality saffron is marked by its deep red color and full flavor, obtained by picking only the dark red tips of the hair-like stigma of the flower.