Cacao

Cacao

Cacao has a rich and interesting history as a food and its usage dating back thousands of years. At one point in Central America, cacao was so ubiquitous that it was used as a form of currency. Cacao differs greatly from what most have experienced in the form of...
Ginger

Ginger

Ginger, Zingiber officinale, is popular tor its distinct sharp and hot flavor due to an oily substance called gingerol. It is known as ‘luya‘ in Tagalog, ‘shoga‘ (Japanese), ‘chiang‘ (Chinese), ‘jingibre‘ (Spanish), ‘gingembre‘ (French),...
Garlic

Garlic

Garlic, Allium stivum L. or bawang is a perennial herb of the Amaryllidaceae family. The plant produces bulb which is surrounded by sheaths and composed of thinshelled bulblets, cloves, or set, all of which are capable of forming a new plant. The bulblet in fresh or...