Season: All year round | Flavor: Distinctly earthy, slightly bitter, slightly hot peppery flavor
Belongs to Ginger family and has mustard like smell
Benefits : Good source Potassium, Iron, Sodium and vitamin C.
Primary uses : Tea and savory dishes
Season: All year round | Flavor: Delicate, sweet after cooking.
Most delicate taste in the tips & served in number of ways around the world.
Benefits : Good source of fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, E and K, as well as chromium, a trace mineral that enhances the ability of insulin to transport glucose from the bloodstream into cells.
Primary uses : In baby food, soups, salads, stir fried dishes and with steaks.
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
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
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