Lotus root is an acquatic plant root grows under water and comes under water lily family. The formal name for the lotus is Nelumbo nucifera, although it is known by a variety of other native names in the countries where it grows.
Nigella seeds or Kalwonji are small black seeds with a mild and peppery flavour. Used in curry mixes and sprinkled on Indian breads. Often sprinkled on potatoes and buttered vegetable dishes. The seeds of "Love-in-a-mist" give a peppery warmth when sprinkled onto naan breads. The oil from Nigella seeds is deeply prized by Muslims for its beneficial health properties.
Black pepper has a sharp, pungent aroma and flavour while white pepper is hotter, less subtle and mildly fermented. Pepper is found next to salt on most every table and is used to flavour all types of dishes in cuisines worldwide.
Suitable for vegetarians
Available in 300g bag
Pigeon peas are an important legume crop. The Indian subcontinent, eastern Africa and Central America, are the world's three main pigeon pea-producing regions. The dried peas may be sprouted briefly, then cooked, for a flavour different from the green or dried peas.
Natco Popping Corn kernels are easily made into delicious American style popcorn. Selected from maize specially grown for its popping capacity, they are harvested from the golden fields of Nebraska.
Available in 500g.