Natto is a fermented food made of soybeans and is rich in vegetable protein. The fermentation of soybeans is common in traditional Asian and African culinary practice.
Natto is a traditional Japanese food consumed for at least a thousand years as breakfast with rice, on toast, or as sushi, and More >
Cabbage is a popular vegetable consumed all over the world and can be found in many varieties, like napa cabbage originated in China around 500 A.D which also belongs to the Brassica family.
The plant grows to oblong shaped head consisting of tightly arranged crinkly, thick, light-green colour leaves with white More >
Luffa is a plant; its fruit is prepared like zucchini when immature.The matured fruit forms sponge-like fibers inside. After the fruit matured, dried, and skin and seeds removed or cleaned, fibers are often used as scrubbers, cleaning pads or bath sponges a member of the cucumber (Cucurbitaceae) family.
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Hominy is another name used to describe the dried maize kernels, and this common food is often made into grits.
The word hominy seems to have arisen from Captain John Smith’s extremely poor 1629 interpretation of the Algonquian word appuminneonash,meaning parched corn.
It is an excellent food that is packed More >
Casaba melons are a round, bright yellow fruit with a slightly wrinkled skin. It is a little bit sweet with a cucumber like flavour and pale green flesh. Native to Asia Minor, casaba is grown commercially in South America and in the South-western United States, particularly California and Arizona.
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Sugarcane, a tall grass that has been eaten for centuries, it is often chewed and some people use it to make juice. Sugar is made into molasses and used as a sweetener and as syrup accompanying other foods, such as cheese.
Sugarcane is also used in rum production, especially in More >
Haricot also known as white beans are a good all-round food. They are rich in soluble fibre which helps to reduce the level of ‘bad’ cholesterol in the blood, thus cutting the risk of heart disease, strokes and even diabetes.
The beans are roughly oval shaped and flattened, with a pure More >
Rollinias are grown on trees and do best in warm tropical conditions, which is why this fruit is a favorite in Hawaii. The fruits are picked when they start to turn yellow and continue to ripen.
Rollinia makes it easy to eat those 5-9 servings of fruits and veggies a More >
Sweet potatoes are not always orange-fleshed on the inside but can also be a spectacular purple colour. Sometimes it’s impossible to tell from the skin of sweet potato just how rich in purple tones its inside will be.
Some nutritional benefits from sweet potatoes simply may not be achievable unless More >
Vegetables are important for our everyday life, it help us to keep healthy and strong and fights against numerous diseases. String bean also known as green beans is one such healthy vegetable, consumed everyday all over the globe.
They are unripe or immature pods obtained from the bean plant belonging to More >
Cucamelon, also known as a ‘mouse melon’ or ‘Mexican sour gherkin’, can be eaten on its own, pickled or used in salsa. The sour fruits grow on a thin vine and are surrounded by leaves that look similar to ivy and drop to the floor when ripe.
It’s a Central American More >