Basil pesto is a tasty sauce made from fresh basil, pine nuts, parmesan cheese and garlic. These ingredients are blended with rich oils and aromatic herbs for pure and authentic flavors.
Mini Indian Corn, also called flint corn because of the hard shell, is a decorative corn cob and has a striking appearance due to its many beautiful different colors. The Mini Indian Corn is not edible and is only used for decoration. During autumn you see the Mini Indian Corn popping up more and more and it is widely used to decorate the Thanksgiving table.
Indian Corn, also called flint corn because of the hard shell, is a decorative corn cob and has a striking appearance due to its many beautiful different colors. The Indian Corn is not edible and is only used for decoration. During autumn you see the Indian Corn popping up more and more and it is widely used to decorate the Thanksgiving table.
The pumpkin 'Jack be little' is, as the name suggests, a small pumpkin and is about the size of a fist. It is the smaller version of the classic Halloween pumpkin, has a beautiful deep orange color and is full of flavor. Thanks to their small size, these pumpkins are very remarkable and very tasty to fill or roast in its entirety.
Ornamental pumpkins (or ornamental fruit or ornamental gourds) is a plant species that comes from the cucumber family and, as the name suggests, is not edible. Of course they are very nice as decoration in the house or at the front door. In the fall you see them popping up everywhere and they are also widely used as decoration for the Halloween party. The ornamental pumpkins are available in many different shapes, colors and sizes.
This chilli originates from Mexico and has a delicious subtly spicy taste, making it good to use in all kinds of dishes. The appearance of the Poblano pepper is somewhat like a mini bell pepper, but then spicy. The Poblano pepper owes its name to the area where they originally come from, Puebla Mexico. In Mexican cuisine, this is an important ingredient for the traditional mole sauce.
Korean radish is crunchy, juicy and sweet. The taste is similar to that of daikon. Korean radishes are generally short and firm, with a light green-yellow tint halfway up the top. They are often diced and pickled or made into a twist on traditional kimchi.
Ginseng has been known in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries for its health benefits and medicinal properties. Ginseng is a precious root. Cultivation requires a lot of expertise and patience. Ginseng only grows on a certain type of humus-rich soil and must be grown in the shade.
This fresh ginger is grown in the Netherlands and is not dried. Besides its great look, this ginger is extra juicy and has a lot of flavor. By leaving a piece of the stem attached, it will stay fresh longer. The stems also give off a lot of flavor in soups and sauces.
Haricot Coco de Paimpol is a white bean variety with a refined taste that is very popular among chefs. This striking bean is named after the beautiful coastal region of Paimpol in France, where these beans are grown in a defined area. What is special is that these beans are still harvested by hand, while most beans are harvested mechanically. The Haricot Coco de Paimpol beans have a protected indication of origin (PDO).
The pointed gourd, also called parwal, comes from the same family as the cucumber. This vegetable is often confused with tindola, as they are very similar in shape and size. The pointed gourd has a smooth green skin on the outside with, in most cases, white stripes. On the inside, the pointed gourd has large round pips. The size can vary from small and round to thick and long. Unlike cucumbers, the pointed gourd is not eaten raw.
Ridge gourd (Teroi) comes from the cucumber family and has a neutral, slightly sweet taste. The taste is somewhere in between that of cucumber and zucchini. This exotic vegetable is also very similar in appearance to the cucumber. The young ridge gourd has a green, distinctive grooved skin with longitudinally pointed ridges. When the ridge cucumber becomes ripe, it develops a yellow skin, the taste becomes bitter and can no longer be eaten.
The snake gourd owes its name to its striking appearance. Due to its long, thin, curled shape, this characteristic pumpkin resembles a snake. The snake gourd is eaten as a young fruit and is a beloved ingredient of chefs because of its mild taste. As the snake gourd ripens, the flesh changes color and has a bitter taste, making it unappetizing to eat.
Sponge gourd (Nenwa) is a tropical family member of the cucumber family and, like its well-known brother, has a cylindrical elongated shape. This young, soft vegetable has a slightly sweet taste. Sponge gourd has a firm skin and is spongy inside. The Sponge gourd is also called Nenwa cucumber or loofah.
Tindola originates from the same family as cucumbers and has many similarities in appearance. Smooth green skin on the outside and small seeds on the inside. This vegetable is a lot smaller than its well-known relative and is therefore also called a mini cucumber. Unlike (mini) cucumbers, the tindola is not eaten raw. Tindola tastes a little sour when eaten raw, but otherwise they are quite neutral.
Bottle gourd, also called Lauki, can be encountered in different forms. They can be round, pear-shaped or bottle-shaped, but usually the lauki has a curved shape, just like the well-known cucumber. Bottle gourd is a young fruit with a smooth, green skin on the outside and deliciously juicy, white-greenish flesh on the inside, just like the zucchini. It will therefore not surprise you that this special fruit is related to the cucumber, zucchini and melon. Bottle gourd can be boiled and stewed and served as a vegetable.
No, not the drumsticks you eat with your Friday afternoon drinks! These drumsticks are the fruit of the moringa tree, which is often referred to as the miracle tree. Almost all parts of the moringa are useful and very nutritious. The beans, seeds, roots, flowers and leaves can be eaten and the juice and oil used for medicines and dyes. The tree is therefore increasingly used to fight hunger in developing countries.
No, this is not a bunch of grapes! And not a bunch of peas either. These are very small eggplants. The taste is quite bitter and they can be eaten raw, but they are usually used in curries. It is a popular product in Thai, Lao and Indian cuisines.
The Naga Jolokia, also known as the Ghost pepper or Bhut Jolokia, ranks as one of the hottest peppers in the world on the Scoville scale. The pepper is believed to come from Nagaland, a state of India, and is named after a venomous snake from the region.
The vegetable Sud'n'Sol Bruschetta is a delicious concassé of semi-dried tomatoes, zucchinis, yellow peppers and grilled eggplants with Mediterranean flavours. Prepared from fresh, semi-dried or grilled vegetables, crushed and then mixed with oils and aromatic herbs.
Sud'n'Sol tomato bruschetta is a delicious concassé of semi-dried tomatoes with a basil scent and Mediterranean flavours. Prepared from fresh, semi-dried, crushed tomatoes, then blended with oils and basil infused with southern flavors.
Sud'n'Sol Tomatade is a tasty preparation made from semi-dried tomatoes with Mediterranean flavors. Prepared from fresh tomatoes, candied, then mixed with oils and aromatic herbs. Delicious to use as a spread on a piece of crusty baguette or toast, or as a base for a pasta or soup.
Sud'n'Sol grilled mushrooms are delicious slices of grilled mushrooms with Mediterranean flavors. Prepared from fresh mushrooms, cut into strips, grilled and then mixed with oils and aromatic herbs.
Sud'n'Sol grilled zucchinis are delicious slices of grilled zucchinis with Mediterranean flavors. Prepared from fresh zucchinis , cut into strips, grilled and then mixed with oils and aromatic herbs.
Sud'n'Sol grilled eggplants are delicious slices of grilled eggplants with Mediterranean flavors. Prepared from fresh eggplants, cut into strips, grilled and then mixed with oils and aromatic herbs.
Sud'n'Sol peppers are delicious slices of grilled red and yellow bell peppers, marinated with Mediterranean flavors. Prepared from fresh bell peppers, cut into strips, grilled and mixed with oils and aromatic herbs.
The white tip radish is an oval-shaped, crunchy and spicy root. The taste is peppery and the structure is firm and juicy. The radish is called white tip because the root which changes color from red-pink to white.
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.
Meet black garlic's sister, black onion. For this, yellow onions are placed in ovens for weeks. The result is a black, fermented onion bursting with healthy properties. Unique and soft in taste, creamy in texture. The taste is best described as: subtle hints of soy, balsamic and raisins. This makes black onion a delicious delicacy.
This halved sweet potato is steamed and vacuum packed, preserving all vitamins, nutritional values and flavour. They only need 2 minutes in the microwave or 10 minutes in the oven.
A feast for the eye and for the mouth, these rainbow radishes. Pink, white and purple, perfectly round radishes with velvety, green leaves. The white variety is slightly spicier than the red and purple variety. Did you know that you can also finely chop the radish leaves and use them in a salad?
Mini eggplant may be small in size, but they're big in flavour! There is a purple variety, a purple-white striped variety (graffiti) and a green variety (Thai Green Tomato). Mini eggplants are great to fill with, for example, minced meat or vegetables.
This beautiful tuber has a sweet taste and a low starch content. This gives a less starchy texture than normal potatoes. Oca is very versatile, so it can be used in both sweet and savoury dishes. Fresh oca has a crispy texture that is comparable to carrots. Oca can be white, orange, red, pink and purple of colour.
Mashua are tubers that can be eaten boiled or used in soups. Due to their sharp taste, they are not suitable to eat in a raw condition. Mashua tubers are available in different shapes and colours. The potatoes are very goodlooking; creamy white to yellow with pink to dark purple eyes.
Shanghai pak choi is a Chinese leafy vegetable and is related to the Chinese cabbage and can be used raw and cooked. Ideal for Asian wok meals, for example with salmon and sweet and sour sauce.
Yams are often confused with sweet potatoes, but in reality they are not even remotely related. Yams are tubers that grow mainly on the African continent and have a slightly sweet and starchy taste. Raw yams are slightly poisonous. Fortunately, that problem is quickly resolved when they are heated and you can eat this delicious vegetable without any problems.
Do you prefer a slightly milder onion? Get yourself a red onion. This onion is crunchy, slightly sweet and has a bitter aftertaste. They cause fewer tears while cutting and have a less intense odor after eating.
Wakamé is also known as sea fern and has an olive green to brown color, with a rubbery, long and smooth single leaves with wavy edges. The sea vegetable can grow up to two meters high. Wakamé is often processed into a delicious Japanese seaweed salad.
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.
Colored radish is native to China and is 5 centimeters bigger than the regular radish. The radish is white on the outside, but on the inside it can be red, blue, green, pink or pink-green. The pink-green variety is also called watermelon radish.