Bananas are rich in potassium, riboflavin, niacin, and dietary fibre. They also have high energy value and are really good for growing children and athletes. They are also excellent for low-salt, low-fat, and cholesterol-free diets. Hundreds of different varieties of banana flourish in the tropics, from sweet yellow pygmy to large fibrous plantains and green bananas, which can only be used for cooking.
Mangoes grow in many tropical climates worldwide, The fruit ranges in colour from green to golden yellow and orange-red, and its flesh is a juicy, deep orange surrounding a large flat inedible stone. Mangoes also make excellent ice creams, sorbets, sauces and drinks like smoothies.
An exotic-looking fruit about the size of a large apple with a thin, tough skin (usually golden to deep red), pomegranates filled with edible seeds contained in a crimson-colored pulp. To use, cut the fruit in half with a very sharp knife and scoop out the tangy sweet seeds, separate them from the white pith and eat them fresh. Can be added to salads, use as a garnish on sweet and savoury dishes or press to extract juice.
Oranges are best eaten in their natural state but can be used in variety of desserts, pastries, fruit salads, mousses, souffles, ice creams and sorbets. It can be squeezed for juice or used to marinate poultry or fish. Oranges fall into two groups: sweet oranges, which can be eaten raw, and bitter oranges, which cannot be eaten raw, but are used for making marmalade, jams, and jellies instead.
Have been used in wine making for thousand of years and red wine is known to help prevent heart disease. They are a great energy source because of their natural fruit sugar content.
Onions are available all year and come in a variety of different colors and strengths. They contain a substance that releases when they are cut and causes the eyes to water quite painfully. Red, yellow, and sweet are the most common varieties. There are also shallots.
there are many varieties of potatoes and potatoes can be cook in different ways such as baking, boiling, chipping, mashing, roasting sauteing and make it into salad. It is good to always store in cool dry place. Potatoes are important source of carbohydrates.
There are three main groups of beans: green beans, runner beans, and broad. Most beans are available all year round. Fresh beans are usually at their best when small and young. Avoid tough, rubbery, or discoloured ones. Use within a few days. Beans are high in protein and carbohydrates. They are also a good source of vitamins A, B1, and B2.
These are mild in taste and can be eaten fresh or cooked. In America, these are known as bell peppers. The three main types are green, red, and yellow. Green bell capsicums turn bright red when they mature. Many other types of peppers exist as well, such as the yellow banana capsicum/pepper.
Few veggies are as ubiquitous as the tomato, which is available all year. Always look for firm. plump fruit; the fresher they look, the better. Refrigerate at once, or otherwise, they will become mushy. Tomatoes are excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of vitamin A.
Moringa oleifera is a plant that is often called the drumstick tree, the miracle tree, the ben oil tree, or the horseradish tree. Moringa has been used for centuries due to its medicinal properties and health benefits. It also has antifungal, antiviral, antidepressant, and anti-inflammatory properties.