Hazels (Corylus Avellana) are shrubs and small trees, native to Europe and Western Asia. It is about 12′ to 15′ tall, having simple, rounded leaves with double-serrate margins. The flowersin hazel plant are produced very early in spring, before the leaves, which are monoecious with single-sex wind-pollinated catkins.
Palm oil is the reddish-orange oil extracted from the fruit and kennel of a palm tree (Elaeis Guineensis), a native to tropical West Africa. It is the most widely produced vegetable oil in the world. This edible oil contains a very high percentage of saturated fat and used in making soaps, margarine, and lubricants, besides being used in cooking.
Rapeseed, botanically brassica napus, is a flowering member of the family Brassicaceae. It is also known by the names of rape, oilseed rape, rapa, rapaseed and canola. Its name is originated from the Latin word for turnip, rāpum or rāpa, and is first recorded in English at the end of the 14th century.
Regarded as one of the healthiest cooking oils, rice bran oil is obtained from the germ and inner husk of whole brown rice. This mild and butty flavoured oil is quite popular cooking oil in several Asian countries, including Japan and China. Its high smoke point of 490°F (254°C) makes is suitable for high-temperature cooking methods such as stir frying and deep frying.
Seasame, botanically sesamum indicum, is an annual tropical plant in the genus Sesamum. There are contradictions regarding the actual origin of the plant, but probably it is a native to Africa where similar spices are found in large quantities. Sesame has a recorded history that dates back to Babylonian times.