Season: All year round | Flavor: Umami
Its English name is Water Spinach. It’s a semiaquatic plant with long & tender shoots and leaves.
Benefits : High source of Sodium, Potassium, Fibre and Vitamin A.
Primary uses : Commonly used in Southeast asian 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.
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
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: 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