Ingredient Encyclopedia

Things that taste good often happen to be good for you, too. Learn more about the ingredients that you love — and the ones that love you back.
Açaí
Agretti
Allspice
Almond
Amaranth
Anise
Annatto
Apple
Apricot
Argan oil
Artichoke
Arugula
Asafetida
Ashwagandha
Asparagus
Avocado
Bamboo Shoot
Banana
Barley
Basil
Bean
Beet
Bell Pepper
Betel Leaf
Black Soybean
Blackberry
Blueberry
Bok Choy
Brazil Nut
Broccoli
Brussels Sprout
Buckwheat
Burdock
Butternut Squash
Button Mushroom
Cabbage
Cacao
Calendula
Canola oil
Cardamom
Cardoon
Carrot
Cashew
Cassava
Cauliflower
Celery
Chaga
Chanterelle
Chard
Chayote
Cheese
Cherimoya
Cherry
Chervil
Chestnut
Chia Seed
Chickpea
Chile
Chive
Chrysanthemum
Cilantro
Clove
Coconut
Coffee
Collard Greens
Corn
Cranberry
Cress
Crosne
Cucumber
Cumin
Custard Apple
Date
Dill
Dragon Fruit
Dragon Stalk Yam
Durian
Edible Camphor
Eggplant
Enoki
Fennel
Fenugreek
Fig
Flaxseed
Freekeh
Galangal
Gandhrayan
Garlic
Ginger
Grape
Grapefruit
Green Bean
Green Tea
Guar
Gum Berry
Hazelnut
Hemp seed
Honey
Horseradish
Hyacinth Bean
Ice Apple
Indian Borage
Indian Sarsaparilla
Ivy Gourd
Jackfruit
Jamun
Jicama
Kale
Kamut
Kiwi
Kohlrabi
Kokum
Kumquat
Leek
Lemon
Lentil
Lettuce
Lime
Linguda
Lotus Root
Lychee
Macadamia Nut
Mace
Madras Cucumber
Makrut Lime
Mandarin Orange
Mango
Mango Ginger
Mangosteen
Marjoram
Medlar
Melon
Meyer Lemon
Microgreens
Millet
Mint
Morel
Moringa
Mustard
Nectarine
Nettle
Nigella
Nutmeg
Nutritional Yeast
Oat
Okra
Onion
Orange
Oregano
Palm Heart
Papaya
Parsley
Parsnip
Passion Fruit
Pawpaw
Pea
Peanut
Pear
Pecan
Pepper
Perilla
Persimmon
Phalsa
Pine Nut
Pineapple
Pistachio
Plantain
Pomegranate
Potato
Prickly Pear
Psyllium
Pumpkin Seed
Purslane
Quince
Quinoa
Radish
Rambutan
Ramp
Raspberry
Reishi
Rhododendron
Rhubarb
Rice
Roselle
Rosemary
Rutabaga
Rye
Saffron
Sage
Sapote
Scallion
Scorzonera
Sea Buckthorn
Sesame
Shiitake
Sichuan Peppercorn
Snap Melon
Sorghum
Soursop
Soybean
Spinach
Spiny Gourd
Star Fruit
Strawberry
Summer Squash
Sunflower
Sweet Potato
Tamarind
Taro
Teff
Thyme
Timur Pepper
Tomatillo
Tomato
Triticale
Turmeric
Turnip
Vanilla
Walnut
Water Chestnut
Wheat
Wild Rice
Winter Squash
Yam
Our ingredient encyclopedia was developed by the Roundglass Food team with help from the following contributors. Writers: Heather Arndt Anderson, Krutika Behrawala, Phorum Dalal, Anita Rao Kashi, Meher Mirza, Audarshia Townsend, Sudha G Tilak and Shikha Tripathi. Illustrators: Jenny Arora, Kate Blairstone, Katariina Purru, Arunika Jain, Sachiko Kobayashi and Susannah Strong.