Season: All year round | Flavor: Strong, pungent & spicy
Member of ginger family with smooth & pale skin
Benefits : Source of Sodium, Iron, vitamins A & C, phyto-chemicals such as Beta-Sitosterol, Galangin, Emodin and Quercetin.
Primary uses : Soups & curry
Season: All year round | Flavor: Creamy texture and meaty, savory flavor
Delicate egg shaped glossy vegetable with white meaty flesh and a spiny stem.
Benefits : Very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Vitamin C & K, Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Pantothenic Acid, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Copper, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Folate, Potassium and Manganese.
Primary uses : Savory dishes, Italian dishes
Season: All year round | Flavor: Mild
Similar appearance as White Asparagus with a tender & mild flavor in the heart of the fruit.
Benefits : Low in Cholesterol and a good source of Protein, Riboflavin and Potassium, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Copper and Manganese.
Primary uses : Salad, pies and pasta
Season: All year round | Flavor: Spicy
Firm and striated texture
Benefits : Ginger Contains Gingerol, a substance with powerful medicinal properties, can treat many forms of nausea, especially morning sickness, may also reduce muscle pain and soreness.
Primary uses : In pickles, stir-fried dishes with other fruits & vegetables