When we think about plants that are used in cooking, our attentions is usually focused on herbs and the distinctive array of flavours on offer.
We often forget that many of the components for our meals are in fact vegetables and grains which are grown from seeds planted in soil.
Cooking is an expression of creativity. We use many ingredients that grow naturally in our favourite meals. These include whole plants, fruits, roots (beats), leaves, herbs, flowers, shoots and more. See how some of the worlds plants can be combined to create tasty recipes.