Apple

Apple

Apples are tasty as a snack in between, but also boiled, fried or simply raw in a salad. The apple is a very popular fruit - and that is not too surprising. Apples can be crisp and sour to soft and sweet. Thanks to the well-known varieties Elstar, Jonagold, Gored, Cox O.P., Golden Delicious, Goudrei... Read more

Apricot

Apricot

We know the apricot both fresh and dried in a can or a jar. Just like all drupes, the apricot is a real summer fruit. An apricot has a soft edible skin, a large core (also called stone) and orange-yellow, soft, aromatic pulp, which is easily removable when the fruit is ripe. Apricots come from count... Read more

Asparagus

Asparagus

Asparagus are white or green sprouts at the root of the asparagus plant. White asparagus grows underground, in the dark. Green asparagus grows under light irradiation. Asparagus tastes mellow and has a very characteristic aroma. Green asparagus has a more intensive flavor.... Read more

Avocado

Avocado

The avocado, also called butter fruit is a green fruit that grows on the avocado tree. The name comes from the Nahuatl, the language of the original inhabitants of Mexico: the Aztecs, Toltecs and Nahua. It means "balls" or "eggs". A ripe avocado is softer than butter. The pulp contains much fat – ... Read more

Banana

Banana

Let's focus first on the most important question: Why are bananas curved? That is definitely not a stupid question. Bananas hang in a tree and want to grow upwards. Incidentally, they don't grow towards the light, but they grow against gravity. In a spaceship without gravity they would thus grow str... Read more

Batavia lettuce

Batavia lettuce

Batavia lettuce resembles ordinary lettuce, but has more crinkled leaves and a wavy leaf margin. There are bright green and red-brown varieties. Actually, Batavia lettuce is a very authentic type of lettuce and the precursor of the harder and crunchier Iceberg lettuce. As with most types of lettuce,... Read more

Beetroot

Beetroot

The beetroot is a deep red root with green leaves and red nerves. Another name is red root. It has a summer and winter variant. From October to April, the beetroot is available as a winter vegetable: large round roots without the leafy portion. During summer, approximately from May until September, ... Read more

Berries

Berries

There are lots of berry varieties. During summer months, many berries are available. Here you will find an overview of the most common berries.The northern highbush blueberryThe northern highbush blueberry is black/blue and has a matt black peel. Originally, the northern highbush blueberry, also kno... Read more

Broccoli

Broccoli

Broccoli is a popular vegetable that is related to the cauliflower. But besides the color, there are other differences. The broccoli flower buds are eaten while they are still closed, while the flower buds from cauliflower are not yet fully developed when we eat them. Moreover, broccoli is smaller t... Read more

Carrots (bunching)

Carrots (bunching)

A bunch of carrots are long slender carrots, including the petiole (tentacles), sold in a bunch. They have a light, sweet taste. They can be combined very well with other spring vegetables such as sugar snap peas and green peas.... Read more

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