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Pond-apple

                                               

Produce

Produce means fruits and vegetables. At a grocery store, the area selling fruits and vegetables is usually called the produce section. Also, people use a produce scale to weigh their fruits and vegetables.

                                               

Pumpkin

A pumpkin is a type of a squash which is a fruit. They are usually orange, but they can also be purple, red, blue, or white. Pumpkins are usually shaped like spheres or stretched-out spheres. People can eat pumpkins. Often, people make pumpkins i ...

                                               

Quince

The quince is a fruit that grows on small trees. It is in the same family as apples and pears. It starts green colored and then ripens to a bright golden yellow color, and looks like a bumpy lemon. The quince fruit is too hard to eat. It can be c ...

                                               

Raisin

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Rambutan

A rambutan is a tree from southeast Asia. The fruit that grows on the tree is also called rambutan. It is like Lychee. The name rambutan is a word that means "hairy". The fruit does look hairy. The fruit is green in color when not yet ripe. Once ...

                                               

Redcurrant

A redcurrant is a type of fruit. It is related to the blackcurrant. They are in the same genus Ribes. They can be found growing in the wild in western Europe. The redcurrant is more tart than the blackcurrant. Redcurrants are used in jams and oth ...

                                               

Ribes

Ribes is a genus of about 150 species of flowering plants. They are native throughout the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. It is the only genus in the family Grossulariaceae. Seven subgenera are recognized. Sometimes Ribes is instead ...

                                               

Ripening

Ripening is when fruit becomes easier to eat. Some fruits, like the tomato or the mango, will continue to ripen after they have been picked. Other fruits, like the cherry or fig, stop ripening once they have been picked.

                                               

Rose hip

Rose hips are the fruit of the rose plant. They can be eaten and have a lot of Vitamin C. They are usually red/orange but may be dark purple to black in some species. Rose hips are commonly used as an herbal tea.

                                               

Rowan

A Rowan is a type of fruit-bearing plant in the family Rosaceae. They grow in the cooler areas of Europe and Asia. The fruit is a 4-8 mm diameter ball. It is bright orange or red in most species, but pink, yellow or white in some Asian species. T ...

                                               

Salak

Salak fruit is grown in southeast Asia. It has a spiky look and has a leathery rap and a nut shaped inside. You can eat it with a little sugar or salt or even make it into a helpful eye cream.

                                               

Samara (fruit)

A samara is an achene, a type of dry winged botanical fruit. The shape of a samara enables the wind to carry the seed farther away than regular seeds from the parent tree: The seed can be in the centre of the wing, like the elms and the hoptree. ...

                                               

Sapote

Sapote is a word for a soft, edible fruit. The word is part of the names of several plants from Mexico, Central America and northern parts of South America that have fruits. Some but not all sapotes come from the family Sapotaceae: Yellow sapote ...

                                               

Schizocarp

                                               

Shiraz (grape)

Shiraz or Syrah is a variety of grape that is used to produce red wine. Originally, these grapes grew in the Rhone valley, but they are now cultivated all over the world to produce red wine.

                                               

Squash (plant)

Squashes are a kind of fruit. They originally came from the New World. Gourds are in the same family as squashes. Pumpkins and courgette are types of squashes. Although squash is a fruit according to its botanical classification, it is generally ...

                                               

Star apple

The star apple is a fruit found in the lower regions of Eastern Mongolia. It is a hybrid fruit. It is not poisonous.

                                               

Tayberry

A tayberry is a cross between a blackberry and a red raspberry. The genetic cross was patented in 1979. It is a cultivated shrub in the genus Rubus of the family Rosaceae. It was named after the River Tay in Scotland. The fruit is sweeter, much l ...

                                               

Grain

Grain is the seeds of some special kinds of grass. The main types of commercial grain crops are cereals. People grow different kinds of grain as food. The different kinds of grain are perhaps one of the most important foods in the world. Some kin ...

                                               

Amaranth

Amaranth is a cosmopolitan genus of herbs. About 60 species are recognized, with flower clusters and foliage ranging from purple and red to gold. Although several species are often considered weeds, people around the world value amaranths as leaf ...

                                               

Barley

Barley is a member of the grass family of plants. Its seeds are a cereal grain. It is a staple food of humans and other animals, and it is one of mankinds oldest crops. It can be made into flour or beer. Its Latin name is Hordeum vulgare. Barley ...

                                               

Common wheat

Common wheat, also known as bread wheat, is a cultivated wheat species. About 95% of the wheat produced is common wheat. Common wheat has been got by many generations of artificial selection by farmers choosing the most productive plants which oc ...

                                               

Grain elevator

A grain elevator is a machine which carries loose grain such as wheat to higher levels. It is used to get the grain into grain silos. Before grain elevators, the grain had to be carried in sacks. In some parts of the world such as Canada, the ter ...

                                               

Grist

Grist is grain that has been separated from its chaff and is ready for grinding. It can also mean grain that has already been ground at a grist mill. The word grist is related to the verb "to grind".

                                               

Maize

Maize or Indian corn is Zea mays, a member of the grass family Poaceae. It is a cereal grain which was first grown by people in ancient Central America. Approximately 1 billion tonnes are harvested every year. However, little of this maize is eat ...

                                               

Millet

Millet is a type of grain that is eaten. There are many types of millet. Millets are of good nutritional value. Millets also have high fiber content, and poor digestibility of nutrients. This limits their value in nutrition and makes them rather ...

                                               

Oat

Oats are a type of cereal grain. People use them as food for themselves and other animals, for example, chickens and horses. Oatmeal is made from oats. Oat straw is used as bedding for animals. Porridge is made only from whole grain oats. It form ...

                                               

Polenta

Polenta is a dish of boiled cornmeal. It may be served as a hot porridge, or it may be allowed to cool and solidify into a loaf that can be baked, fried, or grilled. It is a dish popular in Italian, Savoy, Swiss, Austrian, Croatian, Slovenian, Al ...

                                               

Rye

Rye is a type of grass, usually grown as a grain or forage crop. It is a member of the wheat family of plants and is similar to wheat and barley. It is used to make flour, food for animals, and many types of alcoholic drinks.

                                               

Sorghum

Sorghum is a genus in the grass family Poaceae. The plants are grown in warmer climates. Species grow naturally in tropical and subtropical regions of all continents in addition to Oceania and Australasia. Because many species of Sorghum are resi ...

                                               

Spelt

Spelt, sometimes called dinkel wheat or hulled wheat, is a type of wheat. It has been cultivated since 5000 BC. It is a hexaploid wheat, which means it has six sets of chromosomes. Spelt was an important staple food in parts of Europe from the Br ...

                                               

Spring wheat

Spring wheat is a type of wheat. It grows in the spring. It is harvested in late summer or early autumn. In colder regions, seeds can only be sown after winter is over.

                                               

Threshing

Threshing is the process of separating the edible part of cereal grain from the scaly, inedible chaff that surrounds it. It is the step in grain processing after harvesting and before winnowing. Early threshing methods removed some of the bran bu ...

                                               

Wheat

Wheat is a cereal grain. People eat it most often in the form of bread. It is a kind of grass whose fruit is a "head of wheat" with edible seeds. It was first grown in the Levant, a region of the Near East. Now it is cultivated worldwide. World t ...

                                               

Winnowing

Rice_winnowing,_Uttarakhand,_India.jpg|thumb|Rice winnowing in India" Winnowing is a farming method developed by ancient people for separating grain from chaff. It is also used to remove weevils or other pests from stored grain. Threshing, which ...

                                               

Ingredient

An ingredient is a part that forms part of a mixture. For example, in cooking, recipes specify which ingredients are used to prepare a specific dish. Many commercial products contain a secret ingredient that is purported to make them better than ...

                                               

Baking powder

Baking powder is a dry chemical leavening agent used to make baked foods lighter and less dense. Baking powder works by making a reaction between an acid and a base. This produces carbon dioxide bubbles to make the mixture light. Baking powder wa ...

                                               

Blue raspberry flavor

Blue raspberry is a common flavoring for candy, snacks, syrups and soft drinks. The flavor comes from Rubus leucodermis, more commonly known as the "whitebark raspberry" or "blue raspberry" for its bluish-black fruit. Blue raspberry food often co ...

                                               

Caramel

Caramel is a beige to dark-brown sweet food. It is made by heating sugars. It is used to add flavour to puddings and desserts. It can also be as a filling, like is done in bonbons, and as a topping for ice cream, custard and coffee. Simple sugar ...

                                               

Chocolate

Chocolate is a food made from cacao beans. It is used in many desserts like pudding, cakes, candy, ice cream, and Easter eggs. It can be in a solid form like a candy bar or it can be in a liquid form like hot chocolate. Commercial chocolate has s ...

                                               

Chocolate chip

Chocolate chips are small pieces of chocolate. They are used to make desserts, usually in baking. Chocolate chips are most common in cookies. Chocolate chips are also used in some cakes and other desserts.

                                               

Cocoa

Cocoa is the seed of the cacao tree. The seed contains a lot of fat and is used to produce cocoa butter. Cocoa butter is then used to produce chocolate. The cocoa which is used to make chocolate is a fine powder.

                                               

Cocoa butter

Cocoa butter, also called theobroma oil, is the pale-yellow, pure vegetable fat of the cacao bean. It is used to make solid chocolate bars, and mixed with cocoa powder to make solid pieces of chocolate. Cocoa butter is removed from the cacao bean ...

                                               

Copra

Copra is the dried inside of coconuts, the fruit of the coconut palm. This is usually a white substance, which is high in vegetable oil. Usually, it is processed into coconut oil. The name comes from Malayalam: In Malayalam, koppara meams dried c ...

                                               

Corn starch

Corn starch is the starch taken from corn grain. It is used in many ways, mainly in the making of corn syrup, other sugars, snack foods, sweets and beer. Like starch from other sources, it is also used for starching laundry and for industrial uses.

                                               

Curing salt

Curing salt is mixture of salt and sodium nitrate that is used to preserve or cure meats or in the making of sausages. It contains 93.75% table salt and 6.25% sodium nitrite. The sodium nitrite in curing salt is used to stop the growth of Clostri ...

                                               

Dashi

Dashi is a kind of stock or broth mainly used for soup or dishes in Japanese cooking. The most common form of dashi is a simple broth or stock made by kombu or katsuobushi in boiling water. niboshi is also used, too. It is not always necessary to ...

                                               

Food additive

A food additive is a substance that is added to certain foods to make them better in some ways. Some additives have been used for centuries, like salting fish or using vinegar to preserve vegetables. Another use for additives is to use them for f ...

                                               

Icing (food)

Icing is a paste that is usually made from sugar. It is also called "frosting". It is put on cakes to add flavour. Many kinds of cake have icing, especially cakes made for special occasions like birthday cakes, wedding cakes and Christmas cake.

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