Kaffir lime Leaf
Season: All year round | Flavor: Citrus
Thick, dark Green leaves. Shiny on top, porous & pale under the leaf.
Benefits : High concentration of Alkaloids, Citronellol, Limonene, Nerol, and other organic compounds.
Primary uses : Key ingredient in Thai and some south east Asian countries
Season: All year round | Flavor: leafy, like a cross between broccoli rabe and bok choy
Also known as Kailan – has great texture and crunchy leaves & stems yet tender enough to enjoy it raw.
Benefits : Low in Sodium, and very low in Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Vitamin B6, Iron, Phosphorus, Zinc and Copper, Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium and Manganese.
Primary uses : Smoothies, Salads and stir-fried dishes
Young Green Pepper
Season: All year round | Flavor: Mildly pepper-like
Green Peppercorns are the unripe berries of a tropical vine, Piper Nigrum. The same berries are processed to make black pepper. They are popular in French, Thai, and Western European cuisines.
Benefits : Good for digestive tract as it helps reduce several types of stomach distress. High in Iron, vitamin K, and antioxidants.
Primary uses : In pickles and spicy stir-fried dishes
Season: All year round | Flavor: Sweet
Long, narrow, bright green leaves with mild & pleasant aroma.
Benefits : Very potent for pain relief. Pandan leaves contain laxative properties that can act as a pain reliever from headache, ear pain, chest pain, and arthritis. If you feel cramps, you can use pandan leaves as a traditional cure to help reduce your cramps.
Primary uses : Used in sweet & savory dishes, from rice, juices to desserts.