GLADIOLUS – An August flower and is sometimes called the ‘Sword Lily’. The flowers vary from very small to around 40mm across, and inflorescences bearing anything from 1 to several flowers. These flowers are variously colored with an array of pink to reddish or light purple with white, contrasting markings, or white to cream or […]
Spinach – one of the wonderful green-leafy vegetables that is often recognized as one of the functional foods for its wholesome nutritional, antioxidants and anti-cancer composition. Its tender, crispy, dark-green leaves are one of the favorite ingredients of chefs all around the planet. Wash leaves in cold water before use. Gently pat them dry using […]
TURNIPS – nutritious root vegetables. Baby turnips feature delicate, sweeter taste and can be eaten raw in salads. However, as they advance in size and maturity, their flavor becomes more pronounced and the texture turns firm and woody. Young turnips are one of the favored items in raw salads for their sweet taste, complementing with […]
ZUCCHINI BLOSSOMS – Have a delicate Zucchini flavor, soft and slightly velvet in texture. Zucchini Blossoms are high in folate, potassium, manganese and vitamin A. Traditionally stuffed and fried. Delicate in flavor. pairs well with fresh chesses, eggs and delicate salad greens.
FACTS – possess a zesty, pepper flavor which people associate with a mustard flavor. Mustard Greens are an excellent source of several vitamins including A, C, potassium, thiamine and riboflavin. Mustard Greens can be eaten raw or cooked. They go well with aged grating cheese, starchy vegetables like corn or potatoes, curry, garlic, ham & […]
FACTS – The leaves and stem possess a slightly citrus flavor. Cilantro herb is very low in calories and contains no cholesterol. Its deep leaves possess good amounts of anti-oxidants, essential oils, vitamins and dietary fiber. The leaves and stem tips are also rich in numerous anti-oxidant polyphenolic flavonoids. The herb is a good source […]
FACTS – Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day, just one cucumber contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc. Benefits, relieves joint pain (arthritis/gout), reduces cholesterol, aids in weightloss, promotes digestion, prevents headaches, fights cancer, rehydrates and […]
FACTS – Hot Peppers have a natural compound called Capsaicin which boots metabolism, can effectively supress the appetite. Capsaicin increases energy and alertness, and improves digestion capability. Capsaicin regulates carbohydrate processing, and Capsaicin improves stamina. Capsaicin protects the cells from damages. Capsaicin supplies Vitamins A and C, that can help you fight diseases and strengthens […]