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
White Fungus Mushroom
Season: All year round | Flavor: Umami
Mushrooms are select edible fungi from fungi family that have a hearty meat-like texture that can enhance any dish.
Benefits : Good source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Vitamin C, Folate, Iron, Zinc and Manganese, and a very good source of Vitamin D, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper and Selenium.
Variety available : Shitake, Enoki, Eryngii, Oyester, White Shimeji, Black Shimeji, White fungus, Black fungus.
Primary uses : In soups, salads, stir fried dishes and sandwiches.
Yard Long Bean
Season: All year round | Flavor: Bland
Chewy and flavorful yard long beans, also known as Chinese snake beans, are closely related to black-eyed peas.
Benefits : High in fibre, Folates, vitamin A, B 12, C, Iron, Copper, Manganese, Calcium and Magnesium.
Primary uses : In sadas and as cooked vegetable
Season: All year round | Flavor: Very Spicy
Famous for their intense heat with heart of the flavor in the seeds.
Benefits : Contains up to seven times the vitamin C level of an Orange and has a range of health benefits, including fighting sinus congestion, aiding digestion and helping to relieve migraines and muscle, joint and nerve pain. It's also a good source of vitamins A and E, Beta-carotene, Folic acid and Potassium.
Primary uses : In any dish to bring up the heat
Season: All year round | Flavor: Refreshing and mild sweet flavor
Lotus root is the edible part of Lotus plant, crispy & crunch texture
Benefits : Has a unique mix of vitamin B6 & C, Potassium, Phosphorous, Copper, Iron, and Manganese, as well as Thiamin, Pantothenic acid, Zinc, vitamin B6 & C. Also a source of dieteary fibre and protein.
Primary uses : In stir-fried dishes