The taro root, as with other tubers is recognized by other names. This tuber is also known as dasheen, eddo and kalo in many areas of the world including West Africa, Asia, Central America, South Amer..
Coconut water is the clear liquid inside young coconuts. The water is one of the nature’s most refreshing drinks consumed worldwide for its nutritious and health benefiting properties. In the tr..
Alfalfa is a legume and a member of the pea family. It can be planted virtually anywhere in the world, at any time of the year, regardless of temperature and climate and can be harvested in just 7 day..
Sorghum is a tropical cereal grass, which originated in Africa that can grow up to 3 ft in height. Sorghum has waxy leaves and can withstand very dry temperatures. It is the nutritious cereal which is..
Native to North America and used by Native Americans as a high energy food source, sunflower seeds have been culivated for over 5000 years. Packed with nutrients, the sunflower seed is actually t..
Grape seed oil, also called grapeseed oil or grape oil, is technically a fruit oil, even though it is commonly referred to as a vegetable oil. It is pressed from the seeds of various varieties of Viti..
Aloe is a genus native to Africa containing about 500 species of flowering succulent plants. The most common and well known of these is Aloe vera, or "true aloe". Most Aloe species have a rosette of l..
Even though it is called Black salt or Kala Namak, this rock salt has a pinkish or puple color when ground. Also known as kala namak, kala loon, or black Indian salt, is a salty and pungent smelling c..
One of the worlds oldest cheeses, Feta is a brined curd cheese traditionally made in Greece from sheeps milk. It is a crumbly aged cheese, commonly produced in blocks, and has a slightly grainy textur..
Sardines, or pilchards, are small, oily fish related to herrings. The term sardine was first used in English during the early 15th century, and may come from the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, arou..
The most expensive beef in the world, Kobe beef refers to cuts of beef from the black Tajima-ushi breed of Wagyu cattle, raised according to strict tradition in Hyogo Prefecture in Japan. The meat is ..
Geese have been consumed and enjoyed for celebratory purposes for centuries. In the Middle Ages, they were used as centerpieces to help honor the winter solstice. They were bred for their meat in anci..
Licorice or liquorice is a flavorful herb that has been used in food and medicinal remedies for thousands of years. Licorice grows wild in some parts of Europe and Asia. The roots are straight pieces ..