Vegetables

Vegetables

INTRODUCTION Green beans, also known as French beans (British English), string beans in the northeastern and western United States, snap beans or squeaky beans, are...

INTRODUCTION Amaranth local names are Mchicha (Swahili), Terere (Kikuyu), Lidodo (Luhya), Ododo (Luo), Kelichot (Kipsigis), W'oa (Kamba), Emboga (Kisii), Kichanya (Taita) and Doodo (Luganda). Amaranth...

INTRODUCTION Locally known as Swahili: Uyoga; Luhya: Obwoba; Luo: Obwolo; Kikamba: Makunu; Kikuyu: Makunu; Kalenjin: Bobar. Cultivated mushrooms are edible fungi that grow on decaying...

INTRODUCTION Okra is also known as Ghana: Okro; Swahili: Bamia, Binda. Okra is popular in India, West Africa and Brazil. Okra, also called lady's fingers,...

INTRODUCTION Cucumber is grown for the immature fruits, which are eaten fresh (slicing cucumber), or used for pickles (pickling cucumber). The slicing cucumbers are peeled,...