a leguminous plant, cylindrical in shape (like a large peanut). The pod and the seeds are not used in cooking. Its bittersweet pulp is a tasty spice. The tamarind’s pulp can be found with or without seeds, and is generally sugared, due to its high acidity.
a spherical fruit, sometimes lengthened, depending on the variety, and green or red in colour. The pulp is red and contains many seeds. Its taste may be acidic or sweet, also depending on the variety.
This is the most consumed and most popular mushroom. It is pleasing to the eye, and has a splendid white colour. It has three parts – the cap, the stem and the gills. It has little nutritional value. The flesh is white and turns orangish when cut.