Season: All year round | Flavor: Slight bitter taste
Small green peas clustered together with short stems resemble small grape bunch.
Benefits : Packed with Sodium
Primary uses : In pickles, soups, authentic Thai chilli paste.
Season: Spring & Summer | Flavor: Delicate & Crispy
Baby corn (also known as young corn, mini corn, cornlettes, baby sweetcorn or candle corn in Thai language cookbooks) is a cereal grain taken from corn (maize) harvested early while the stalks are still small and immature.
Benefits : Low-calorie vegetable with 25 calories per 1/2-cup serving, excellent source of vitamin B, Folic acid, Thiamin, Riboflavin, and Niacin.
Primary uses : Salad, soup and as cooked vegetable
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: 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
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: Delicate, sweet after cooking.
Most delicate taste in the tips & served in number of ways around the world.
Benefits : Has Pantothenic acid, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc and Selenium, dietary fiber, protein, vitamin A, C, E (Alpha Tocopherol), B6, K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate, Iron, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.
Primary uses : In soups, salads and stir-fried with main dishes.