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.
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: 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
Yam Beans (Jicama)
Season: All year round | Flavor: Sweet
Looks like Potato and is crispy & juicy
Benefits : It's health benefits are mainly derived from the unique mixture of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and other organic compounds, including dietary fiber, vitamin B6, C, E, Folate, Pantothenic acid, Potassium, Magnesium, Manganese, Copper, Iron, and a small amount of protein.
Primary uses : Eaten fresh or in salads
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