pepper /ˈpepər/ (noun) a powder made from dried berries (called peppercorns ), used to give a hot, spicy taste to food Example: Have you ever tried frying pepper with egg?
carrot /ˈkærət/ (noun) a long pointed orange root vegetable Example: Rabbits like eating carrots.
vegetable /ˈvedʒtəbl/ (noun) a plant or part of a plant that is eaten as food. Potatoes, beans and onions are all vegetables . Example: You should eat more vegetable.
red cabbage /red ˈkabɪdʒ/ (noun) is a kind of cabbage, also known as Blaukraut after preparation. Example: Could you please buy some red cabbage?
eggplant /ˈeɡplænt/ (noun) a vegetable with shiny dark purple skin that is soft and white inside Example: This is a lovely way of doing a variety of fried vegetables, like eggplants, and pumpkin.
radish /ˈrædɪʃ/ (noun) a small red and white root vegetable with a strong taste, eaten raw in salads Example: We ate a salad with radishes and cucumbers.
leek /liːk/ (noun) a vegetable like a long onion with many layers of wide leaves that are white at the bottom and green at the top. Leeks are eaten cooked. The leek is a national symbol of Wales. Example: You can use any vegetables - add leeks, carrots, potatoes or cauliflower if you like.
okra /ˈəʊkrə/ (noun) a plant of the mallow family, with long green seed cases that are eaten as a vegetable. The vegetable is also known as ladies’ fingers , gumbo or bhindi in different parts of the world. Example: April is a great time to plant peppers, cucumbers, eggplants, squash and okra.
taro /ˈtarəʊ/ (noun) a tropical plant that has a root that is cooked and eaten Example: The leaves of the taro can also be cooked and eaten, in the same way as spinach.
mint /mɪnt/ (noun) a plant whose leaves have a fresh smell and taste that are added to food and drinks and used in cooking as a herb . There are many types of mint . Example: Herbs like dill, mint and cumin were also highly prized.
coriander /ˌkɔːriˈændər/ (noun) a plant whose leaves are used in cooking as a herb and whose seeds are used in cooking as a spice Example: Grind the cumin, coriander and cloves before you start to cook.
kohlrabi /ˌkəʊlˈrɑːbi/ (noun) a vegetable of the cabbage family whose thick, round, white stem is eaten Example: Place the kohlrabi into a juicer and extract the liquid.
beet /biːt/ (noun) a plant with a root that is used as a vegetable, especially for feeding animals or making sugar Example: The surrounding farmers raise sugar beets, corn, and sunflowers for oil.
bean sprouts /ˈbiːn spraʊts/ (noun) bean seeds that are just beginning to grow, often eaten raw Example: My mom asked me to buy some bean sprouts.
broccoli /ˈbrɑːkəli/ (noun) a vegetable with a thick green stem and several dark green or purple flower heads Example: I hate eating broccoli.
cauliflower /ˈkɑːliflaʊər/ (noun) a vegetable with green leaves around a large hard white head of flowers Example: My favorite vegetable is cauliflower.
cabbage /ˈkæbɪdʒ/ (noun) a round vegetable with large green, purplish-red or white leaves that can be eaten raw or cooked Example: Can I have more cabbage?
celery /ˈseləri/ (noun) a vegetable with long light-green stems that are often eaten raw Example: My mom loves planting celery.
garlic /ˈɡɑːrlɪk/ (noun) a vegetable of the onion family with a very strong taste and smell, used in cooking to add taste to food Example: Garlic is very good for health.
ginger /ˈdʒɪndʒər/ (noun) the root of the ginger plant used in cooking as a spice Example: My dad likes to drink tea with ginger.
pumpkin /ˈpʌmpkɪn/ (noun) a large round vegetable with thick orange skin. The seeds can be dried and eaten and the soft part inside can be cooked as a vegetable or in sweet pies . Example: He hates eating pumpkin.