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.



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

Romanesco Broccoli


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 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



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


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


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.

Vegetables - TaroVegetables



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


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.

Vegetables - KelpVegetables



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.

Vegetables - Iceberg LettuceVegetables

Iceberg Lettuce


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.