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Open Cabbage

leafy garden vegetable of many widely dissimilar varieties, all probably descended from the wild, or sea, cabbage ( Brassica oleracea ) of the family

Open Candy

Candy is a generic term for sugar-based confections. European candy makers immigrated to America in colonial times and set up shop. Early American

Open Capers

A spiny trailing shrub, the caper bush ( Capparis spinosa ) grows to between 4 and 5 feet in height. It is native to the Mediterranean region and


Also called carambola, the pretty star fruit is widely grown in tropical and subtropical regions. The cylindrical, yellow-green fruit has thick,

Open Caraway

Caraway ( Carum carvi, Apiaceae) ‘seeds’ (actually fruits) are used as a spice and flavour. (See: Spices and flavours , Table S.12 ) The plant is a

Open Carbohydrates

In all probability, you are already aware that carbohydrates are a category of food. After all, just about all types of foods, except pure vegetable

Open Cardamom

Source: Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton var. cardamomum (syn. E. cardamomum var. miniscula Burkill) (Family Zingibe-raceae). Common/vernacular names:

Open Carrots

common name for some members of the Umbelliferae, a family (also called the parsley family) of chiefly biennial or perennial herbs of north temperate

Open Cashew nut
Cashew nut

Native to South America, the cashew tree was introduced to India by the Portuguese and is now grown in many other tropical parts of the world,

Open Cassava

( kӘsä'vӘ ) or manioc măn'ēŏk , name for many species of the genus Manihot of the family Euphorbiaceae ( spurge family). The roots, which resemble