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
Season: All year round | Flavor: Slightly sweet, earthy taste
Vegetable with long juicy stem topped with tiny florets, part of Cabbage family.
Benefits : Good source of dietary fiber, Pantothenic acid, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), B1, B6, E, Manganese, Phosphorus, Choline, Potassium and Copper. Broccoli is also a good source of Magnesium, Omega-3 fatty acids, protein, Zinc, Calcium, Iron, Niacin and Selenium.
Primary uses : Soups, salads, stir-fried dishes
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
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.
Season: All year round | Flavor: Aromatic & slightly spicy
Herb that grows easily and adds well to many dishes
Benefits : Basil is an excellent source of vitamin A(in the form of carotenoids such as beta-carotene), C, K and Manganese; a very good source of Copper, Calcium, Iron, Folate, Magnesium and Omega-3 fatty acids.
Primary uses : In stir-fried dishes and some Italian foods
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