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.
Known in India as the "bitter gourd" or "bitter melon". This unusual looking vegetable is regarded highly as an aid to digestion and its ability to cure a wide range of common ailments. It looks like a very knobbly gherkin and has a taste and texture somewhere between a cooked courgette and a cucumber with crunchy edible seeds. A distinctive vegetable side dish .
Amoy crushed yellow bean sauce is made in the traditional way by crushing fermented soybeans and blending them with wheat flour, salt, sugar and soy sauce. It is widely used in everyday cooking throughout china-particularly in the northern (Peking) style of cooking. Other spices and seasonings such as garlic, pepper, ginger or chili, etc can be added to this basic sauce to form a variety of sauces.
Kesar is a variety of mango like the alphonsa mangoes. It is widely grown in north of india. The pulp is extracted from the mangoes and got the natural sweetness. It is great by itself, or warmed and poured on ice cream. It also makes a great ice cream shake when added to vanilla ice cream. It is often used in sweets and yogurt drinks.
A traditional food plant in Africa, this vegetable has potential to improve nutrition, boost food security, foster rural development and support sustainable landcare. Okra taste the best when stir fry.
Rosecoco Beans are normally found in their dried form. Their deep pink colour skin is flecked with beige and brown. Rosecoco beans are also called borlotti beans, Straip Beans, Saluggia Beans, Roman Beans, and Crab Eye Beans. Rosecoco beans are an ideal ingredient for soups and curries, as well as casseroles.