Peas grow with 10 peas at a time in a pod. They are harvested unripe because the sugar in the pea has not yet been converted into starch, which makes them taste nice and sweet.
The immensely popular avocado with its creamy flesh and slightly nut-like taste is a true friend to everyone. But it sometimes takes a while before you can enjoy this pleasure . Fortunately, we have Readylicious® avocados. These avocados are delicious from right away. They are ready to eat and therefor to enjoy today. That's because they have been grown, transported and pampered according to our Ripe & Ready concept.
Thyme consist of a sprig with tiny, delicious smelling leaves. Due to this fresh scent, thyme is widely used in the soap industry and also processed into cough syrup. However, thyme tastes best in soups, sauces and pasta!
Sage is an herb with soft leaves. The color of the leaves are silver-green and feel velvety soft. The taste of sage is typical and unique and therefore difficult to describe. It can best be described as warm, spicy and slightly bitter.
One of the advantages of rosemary is that it does not lose its taste quickly, so you can easily cook it in dishes without losing flavour. Rosemary smells wonderfully fresh and herbal and is popular in the Italian and Mediterranean cuisine.
Mint is a well-known herb that is popular due to its menthol flavour and wonderful scent. For example, mint is often used to make mint tea and is widely used in desserts. It also tastes delicious in all kinds of oriental, savoury dishes.
Marjoram is also called “real marjoram”. It is a herb that is often used to prepare sausages. And for that reason, the herb also has the nickname “sausage herb”. It is a regular ingredient in the traditional Turkish cuisine and has a slightly bitter and strong taste.
Coriander: you hate it, or you love it. One person cannot get enough of it, while the other thinks it tastes like soap. How this is possible, seems to be determined in our genes. For coriander lovers the herb has a typically fresh and still sweet flavour.
Tarragon is one of the most popular herbs worldwide. It has elongated leaves that taste like anise. It is an indispensable ingredient in the French cuisine. It is also famous for the fact that tarragon is the main ingredient of Béarnaise sauce.
Back in the days, lemon thyme was used as a natural air freshener because of its delicious, fresh lemon scent. The taste is similar to that of regular thyme, but with a hint of lemon. You can make delicious lemon tea of the lemon thyme.
Lemon balm is a lemon smelling and tasting plant that mainly occurs in Southern Europe. The taste and aroma of lemon makes this herb extremely suitable for a delicious herbal tea. It is said that lemon balm can have a calming effect and help people who have trouble falling asleep.
Basil is a popular herb. This wonderfully smelling plays the leading role in the Italian cuisine. It's name can be found in ancient Greek, where it means something like “the king of herbs” and for a good reason!
Sugar snaps are a mix between garden peas and mangetouts. This makes them taste sweeter than the mangetouts and that is where the name sugar snaps comes from. You can eat the sugar snaps all in once. The great thing about the sugar snaps is that they stay fresh and crunchy during preparation.
This flat, crunchy and slightly sweet legume has become an indispensable part of world cuisine. They are the young pods of a pea variety, but unlike many pea varieties, this vegetable is not harvested for its peas (because they are tiny) but for the whole pod.
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.
Haricots verts are green beans, which are harvested in an earlier stage causing a softer, subtler flavour and a thinner look. Unlike normal green beans, haricot verts do not 'squeek' while eating.