Atriplex
Vegetables

Atriplex

Atriplex (or saltbush, orache, orach) is a genus of annual grasses and subshrubs belonging to the Chenopodiaceae family. Atriplex has long been undeservedly neglected by gardeners and cooks.

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Vegetables

Vegetables and information about their composition. Storage, choice and consumption of different types of vegetables. Exotic and tropical vegetables.
Vegetables - Romanesco BroccoliVegetables

Romanesco Broccoli

11.02.2016

Romanesco broccoli is a vegetable with a unique appearance, like some sort of alien plant. Romanesco broccoli is made up of rosettes, consisting of small pyramids, forming a nearly geometric shape, almost a fractal.

Vegetables - SauerkrautVegetables

Sauerkraut

04.02.2016

Sauerkraut is a food product obtained by the fermentation of raw cabbage in a specially prepared brine under the influence of lactic acid bacteria. Consumption of sauerkraut helps restore the balance of gut flora.

Vegetables - DaikonVegetables

Daikon

18.11.2015

The daikon is a root vegetable belonging to the Brassicaceae family. The different varieties of daikon are characterized by their many sizes and shapes.

Vegetables - Green OnionsVegetables

Green Onions

31.08.2015

Green onions find wide application in the culinary arts. Green onions are an invariable part of lettuce salad, a typical spring dish. Strangely enough, the quantities of sugar in green onions exceed those found in pears and apples.

Vegetables - Bok ChoyVegetables

Bok Choy

23.04.2015

Bok choy is a representative of cabbage plants. It originates from the Far East - Japan, China, Indonesia. Bok choy is a type of leafy cabbage very similar to Chinese cabbage in size and appearance.

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Taro

23.04.2015

Taro (Colocasia Esculenta), known also by the common name Colocasia, is a tropical plant used by people in different parts of the world for food. Taro is a root vegetable but should not be eaten raw because it is toxic.

Vegetables - Black RadishVegetables

Black Radish

16.03.2015

The black radish (Raphanus sativus niger) is a biannual root plant, which forms a leaf rosette and root in the first year and a flowering stem in the second. Black radish is used as an appetite stimulant, as a cholagogue and to treat kidney stones.

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Kelp

11.03.2015

Kelp is the name for a group of macroalgae that grow in the shallow coastal zones of oceans and seas. Kelp is most likely one of the oldest plant species on our planet.

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Iceberg Lettuce

04.03.2015

Iceberg lettuce is a greed salad vegetable of the Asteraceae family. Iceberg lettuce is characterized by excellent taste qualities, few calories and an abundance of vitamins.