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Fenugreek Leaves

Fenugreek Leaves

Fenugreek is an annual plant in the family Fabaceae with leaves consisting of three small obovate to oblong leaflets. It is cultivated worldwide as a semi-arid crop, and its seeds are a common ingredient in dishes from the Indian Subcontinent. Fact About Fenugreek Leaves DESCRIPTION Fenugreek is an ancient spice especially for pickles. Kasturi Methi […]

Mushroom

Mushroom

Type of Mushroom WHITE MUSHROOM White mushrooms, like all mushrooms, grow from microscopic spores, not seeds. Plants growing from spores are called fungi. A mature mushroom will drop as many as 16 billion spores. Spores must be collected in the nearly sterile environment of a laboratory and then used to inoculate grains or seeds to […]

Sweet Corn

Sweet Corn

Fact About Sweet Corn DESCRIPTION The husks of the sweet corn should be fresh and green in colour. The kernels should be well filled, tender, milky and pale yellow in colour. HISTORY The cauliflower originally came from Cyprus. It is thought to have been used since the 6th century B.C. and grown in Turkey and […]

Cauliflower

Cauliflower

Cauliflower can be roasted, boiled, fried, steamed or eaten raw. When cooking, the outer leaves and thick stalks are removed, leaving only the florets. The leaves are also edible, but are most often discarded. The florets should be broken into similar-sized pieces so they are cooked evenly. After eight minutes of steaming, or five minutes […]

Carrots

Carrots

Beta-carotene, which the body converts into vitamin A, is especially important for eye health. It’s also of great benefit to the skin, and the immune and digestive systems. Carrots are also loaded with fibre and water, which cleanse the liver, boosted oxification and plump out skin to stave off wrinkles. Benefits of Carrots Carrots are […]

Cabbage

Cabbage

Green cabbage should have a firm head with crisp, shiny leaves. The outer leaves should be strongly coloured and not limp. The outer leaves should not be yellow in colour. Cabbage should have a dense heart and crisp shiny leaves. Fact About Onion Nutritional Highlights Cabbage (raw, shredded), 1 cup (100g) Calories: 17.5 Protein: 1.0g […]

Capcicum

Capcicum

Capsicum is a type of plants from the nightshade family native to the Americas, where it was cultivated for thousands of years by the people of the tropical Americas, and is now cultivated worldwide. Fact About Capcicum Some of the members of Capsicum are used as spices, vegetables, and medicines. The Capsicum plants have a […]

Beetroots

Beetroots

Containing the powerful antioxidant betacyanin, which gives beetroot its deep red hue, this vegetable purifies the blood and has anti-carcinogenic properties. Research shows it boosts the body’s natural defenses in the liver, regenerating immune cells. Also contains silica, vital for healthy skin, fingernails, ligaments, tendons and bones. Benefits and Features of Beetroot Beetroot provides a […]

Onion

Onion

Fact About Onion DESCRIPTION The brown onion has white, fleshy leaves covered with layer of thin paperlike skin. It should be firm with a clear outer skin, no dark patches or signs of sprouting. HISTORY Originating in northern Asia and Palestine, the onion has been cultivated for over 5000 years. The onion was reputed as […]

Potato

Potato

Fact About Potato DESCRIPTION The potato is firm, elongated or oval in shape. It is reddish, violet or gray in colour. It has a sweet, floury flesh. It should have no smell, cracks or blemishes. HISTORY Originating in South America, the potato was grown by the Incas and the Mayans. SEASON From January To December […]