Horseradish (Armoracia rusticana) is a perennial plant of the Brassicaceae family. It grows up to 1.5 meters tall, and is cultivated primarily for its large, white, tapered root. The Japanese condiment wasabi, although traditionally prepared from the wasabi plant, is now usually made with horseradish due to the...
Cheesy plant from Alsagarden® is an edible plant belonging to the same family as the coffee tree (Rubiaceae). Native to Asia, this rare plant has the unusual flavor of cheese is often used as a vegetable in Vietnamese cuisine and also possess medicinal properties.
Earth-nut Pea (Lathyrus tuberosus) is a perennial plant of the family Fabaceae. Also known as "tuberous Peas", this plant is native to Europe and temperate Asia is grown as a root vegetable at least since the 17th century for its delicious edible tuber.
Common salsify (Tragopogon porrifolius) also called "Oyster plant", "Vegetable oyster" or "Jerusalem star" is a plant of the Asteraceae family, cultivated for its root eaten as a vegetable. Today, salsify is practically no longer cultivated. Salsify sold in markets is often the salsify (Scorzonera hispanica).
Nashia inaguensis is a little rare shrub of the family Verbenaceae, native to the Bahamas. Commonly called "Moujean tea", "Bahamas Berry" or "Pineapple Verbena", its fragrant foliage is variously described as having the scent of citrus, vanilla, or pineapple. Its leaves are used in tea.
Pineapple sage or Tangerine Sage is a perennial shrub native to Mexico and Guatemala. The leaves and flowers are edible. The plant is extensively used in Mexican traditional medicine, especially for the treatment of anxiety, and also for lowering of blood pressure.
Summer savory (Satureja hortensis) is the better known of the savory species. It is an annual, but otherwise is similar in use and flavor to the perennial winter savory. It is used more often than winter savory, as winter savory is thought to have a slightly more bitter flavor.
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