Vegetables

Vegetables

Vegetables and information about their composition. Storage, choice and consumption of different types of vegetables. Exotic and tropical vegetables.
DaikonDaikon
18 Nov.
Topato
The daikon is a root vegetable belonging to the Brassicaceae family. The different varieties of daikon are characterized by their many sizes and shapes.
Green OnionsGreen Onions
31 Aug.
Topato
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.
Bok ChoyBok Choy
23 Apr.
Topato
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.
TaroTaro
23 Apr.
Topato
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.
Black RadishBlack Radish
16 Mar.
Topato
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.
KelpKelp
11 Mar.
Topato
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.
Iceberg LettuceIceberg Lettuce
04 Mar.
Topato
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.
GherkinsGherkins
16 Feb.
Topato
Gherkins can be used fresh or pickled. Fresh gherkins can be used in various salads. They can easily substitute plain cucumbers.
ChayoteChayote
03 Feb.
Topato
Chayote is also known by the names chuchu and pear squash. The history of this exotic plant begins in Mexico. At first chayote was only found in the wild but slowly it caught the attention of and was cultivated by the local Aztecs.
MacaMaca
10 Aug.
Ivan
Maca, Lepidium meyenii, is a herbaceous perennial plant of the family Brassicaceae. Maca is marketed primarily in the form of powder of dried roots.