a fruit which is firm on the outside and is covered with a fine shiny skin, and inside has a gelatinous pulp with numerous seeds. Its colour varies from orange to reddish-purple, but there are also yellow varieties.
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.
Plant with rigid, thin, ramified stalks, that can grow up to 1 m. The leaves are whole, individual, straight or lanceolated, slightly toothed and a beautiful green colour. Flowers are small, yellowish, and arranged in terminal panicles.
Extremely polymorphic plant with an intense and pleasant aroma, rising from 10 to 40 centimetres, with plenty of woody, upright, compact and brownish branches. The leaves, from 3 to 8 millimetres, are straight, oblong, toothed, opposed and with their petiole or its margins upside down and whitish on the reverse side. The flowers are axillary and grouped at the tips of the branches.
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.
the turnip comes in varius shapes and sizes – spherical, long or pointed. The colour of its skin and flesh is yellowish-white and both parts of the root in some cases have a reddish-violet band next to the leaves.