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  • Naigamo

Iron yam

2024-02-05T16:51:05+01:00

The Iron yam is a fairly light, crunchy root from the yam family. The yam is especially popular for the sticky, slimy liquid that comes out of the yam. In Japan they call this fairly tasteless liquid “tororo” and it is used to give dishes a slimy texture.

Iron yam2024-02-05T16:51:05+01:00
  • Bamboo shoots

Bamboo shoots

2024-02-05T16:49:04+01:00

Bamboo shoots are an indispensable ingredient in many Asian countries. The bamboo shoots are always harvested in an early stage, otherwise it is not suitable for human consumption anymore. Pandas will be happy with full grown bamboo, but humans will not ….

Bamboo shoots2024-02-05T16:49:04+01:00
  • Lotus roots

Lotus root

2024-02-06T08:54:25+01:00

You may know lotus flowers as the beautiful flowers floating on the water. These flowers and leaves grow from the lotus root that lies at the bottom of the water. The taste is a bit like potato, but a bit sweeter. The lotus root is super decorative because a beautiful pattern of air chambers appears when cut.

Lotus root2024-02-06T08:54:25+01:00
  • Cauliflower mushroom

Cauliflower mushroom

2024-02-05T16:58:34+01:00

With its rugged, unique appearance, this mushroom is a real eye-catcher. The cauliflower mushroom can be recognized by its wild shape and spongy appearance. Cauliflower mushrooms have a soft texture with a strong, spicy aroma and a delicious, earthy and nutty taste. It's a true delicacy!

Cauliflower mushroom2024-02-05T16:58:34+01:00
  • Burdock

Burdock

2024-02-05T17:00:43+01:00

Burdock is a loved ingredient in the Japanese and Korean cuisine. They are elongated roots that can grow up to one meter long! The taste of burdock is sweet, crunchy and spicy. In Japan, people do not peel the carrot, but cut it into slices.

Burdock2024-02-05T17:00:43+01:00
  • Maitake

Maitake (Hen-of-the-wood))

2024-02-05T16:59:32+01:00

Maitake, also known as Hen of the woods, is a mushroom with a wild shape and that is usually gray-brownish in color. The name Maitake comes originally from Japan and literally means 'dancing mushroom' which is reflected in its beautiful and unique shape. They have a delicious aromatic taste and fresh scent and are very popular in Japanese cuisine.

Maitake (Hen-of-the-wood))2024-02-05T16:59:32+01:00
  • Shimeji

Shimeji brown & white

2024-02-05T16:57:23+01:00

Shimeji is also called beech fungus or bunch fungus. Shimeji is available in white and brown. The brown and white mushroom are similar in taste, but have a slightly different structure. This is because the white variety was grown in the dark.

Shimeji brown & white2024-02-05T16:57:23+01:00
  • shiitake

Shiitake

2024-02-05T16:56:31+01:00

Until recently, this Japanese mushroom only grew on fallen tree trunks in the forests of Japan, but nowadays they are cultivated. The shiitake is a delicious mushroom with a thin stem and a flat head. The taste is very rich, you can taste hints of chestnut and garlic. The texture is creamy and fleshy.

Shiitake2024-02-05T16:56:31+01:00
  • King Oyster

King Oyster

2024-02-05T16:55:01+01:00

The King Oyster mushroom is also known as “Eryngii” and is the largest of all oyster mushrooms. The stem of this mushroom is, unlike many other mushrooms,  fleshy and tasty. There is also a mini version of the King Oyster that is just as tasty, but slightly smaller.

King Oyster2024-02-05T16:55:01+01:00
  • Pomelo

Pomelo

2024-02-13T10:57:19+01:00

The pomelo originated from a crossing of 'pompelmoes' and grapefruit. The fruit of the pomelo is a fairly large, round or pear-shaped citrus fruit with a smooth, thick, white-yellow skin. The taste is slightly bitter, but sweeter than that of the grapefruit. The flesh is sometimes white and sometimes red.

Pomelo2024-02-13T10:57:19+01:00
  • Elephant garlic

Elephant garlic

2022-06-13T11:15:14+02:00

As the name suggests, elephant garlic is an oversized garlic variety. The taste is slightly less sharp than the original. Funny detail: elephant garlic is more related to leek than garlic.

Elephant garlic2022-06-13T11:15:14+02:00
  • Knoflookstrengen

Garlic Strand

2022-06-13T11:15:28+02:00

Garlic is braided immediately after harvest, when the green foliage is still fresh. After this, the garlic strands are dried and will be ready for sale. Garlic strands consist of bulbs with up to 20 cloves. Garlic provides a lot of taste and is an important ingredient in the Asian and Mediterranean cuisine.

Garlic Strand2022-06-13T11:15:28+02:00
  • Golden pear

Golden pear

2023-01-09T13:21:33+01:00

This golden coloured pear is as well called nashi pear and is well known for its delicious fresh sweet and juicy taste. The flesh of the nashi pear is white and crunchy.

Golden pear2023-01-09T13:21:33+01:00
  • Walnuts

Walnuts

2023-02-27T16:17:10+01:00

Walnuts are the fruits of the walnut tree, The fruit is surrounded by a hard bivalve shell. The taste of walnuts can be described as soft and slightly sweet. Note that you need a nutcracker to break the hard shell of the nut.

Walnuts2023-02-27T16:17:10+01:00
  • Pinda

Peanut

2023-02-21T15:00:16+01:00

Peanuts are delicious legumes that taste soft, sweet and slightly earthy. Botanically, the peanut is not a nut but a legume. The peanuts are roasted after harvesting, after which they can be peeled and eaten.

Peanut2023-02-21T15:00:16+01:00
  • Pine nuts

Pine nuts

2023-02-27T16:12:43+01:00

Pine nuts are the seeds of a pine. They come from four different types of pine trees, The seeds are in a kind of pine cone on the pine tree, so they are not visible from the outside. It is an essential product for the pesto & capriccios.

Pine nuts2023-02-27T16:12:43+01:00
  • Pepita seeds

Pepita seeds

2023-02-21T14:54:56+01:00

Pepita seeds are the green seeds of a pumpkin and are therefore also called pumpkin seeds. Pepita seeds have a beautiful dark green colour and the taste is nutty and crispy.

Pepita seeds2023-02-21T14:54:56+01:00
  • Truffel

Truffle

2023-04-11T16:52:42+02:00

The truffle might be the most delicious product which has been produced by nature. This delicacy is extremely rare and is known for its intense aroma and flavour. The truffle cannot be cultivated and only grows in the wild at underground tree roots where a symbiosis occurs: the perfect circumstances for growing truffles.

Truffle2023-04-11T16:52:42+02:00
  • Judasoor 500x500

Judas Ear

2023-04-13T08:55:41+02:00

Judas Ear is a fungus that you often encounter in wet and damp weather. Its name derives from the Biblical figure “Judas Iscariot” and the fact is the fungus looks a bit like an ear!

Judas Ear2023-04-13T08:55:41+02:00
  • Peeled garlic

Peeled garlic

2023-02-06T16:02:52+01:00

Peeled garlic cloves can save you a lot of time! Especially when you need large numbers, which is often the case in the catering industry .

Peeled garlic2023-02-06T16:02:52+01:00
  • Ginger

Ginger

2023-01-30T11:32:53+01:00

Ginger is an indispensable part of the world kitchen today. The fresh, sharp and unique taste gives body to many dishes! Ginger is a tuber, extracted from the rhizome of the ginger plant.

Ginger2023-01-30T11:32:53+01:00
  • Edamame

Edamame

2023-01-10T10:20:38+01:00

Edamame is a delicious, proteinosis and exotic snack. Edamame means “bean” in the Japanese language. Edamame are young, unripe legumes from the soybean plant and that is why edamame is also known as soybeans. Edamame have to be cooked and often been served together with sushi.

Edamame2023-01-10T10:20:38+01:00
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