Cabbage

Cabbage: nutrition facts and health benefits

The cabbage, a winter vegetable belonging to the family of the Brassica oleracea, is one of the oldest vegetables in Europe that grows in the wild and for thousands of years on the shores...
Calabash

Calabash: nutrition facts and health benefits

The calabash is a cosmopolitan plant whose traces are found in Thailand, as well as in Mexico and Papua. This annual vine of the family of Cucurbitaceae produces edible calabashes, and upon drying for...
Pepper

Pepper: nutrition facts and health benefits

Pepper is a fruit used as a vegetable derived from the plant with the same name. This annual plant belongs to the Chili family, and grows only in temperate climates. This is a sweet...
Garden cress

Garden cress: nutrition facts and health benefits

Garden cress is an herbaceous plant, of the same family as cabbages, turnips, mustard and arugula: that of the crucifers, hence the spice found in these products. Garden cress has fleshy stems and dark...
Salsify

Salsify: nutrition facts and health benefits

The salsify, as it is known with its black skin, is actually a scorzonera, a perennial plant whose root resembles the salsify on the taste plane, the skin of the latter being of ivory...
Butternut squash

Butternut squash: nutrition facts and health benefits

It is called butternut squash evocative of its texture in the kitchen, which makes it possible to obtain particularly velvety preparations. It measures 20 to 30 cm long with a more swollen base, like...
Carrot

Carrot: nutrition facts and health benefits

The term "carrot" includes both the plant garden as the tuber, more or less elongated, it is consumed as a vegetable. The carrot is grown in all temperate areas of the world. History of the...
Eggplant

Eggplant: nutrition facts and health benefits

Icon of the Mediterranean cuisine, the eggplant is part of these chameleon foods which can be cooked in a thousand ways. The eggplant is a fruit eaten as a vegetable and has many varieties...
Leek

Leek: nutrition facts and health benefits

Leek is a vegetable plant of the family alliums (or Lily), the same as that of garlic, onion etc. Formed of leaves wrapped close to each other, its subterranean part, called white leek, is...
Chard

Chard: nutrition facts and health benefits

The chard, bette, or Swiss chard, is a trained garden plant very large leaves smooth or dimpled, ranging from green to red wine. They have a petiole (the coast or the card) large and...

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