Peta beans are commonly stir fried in curry paste and paired with other robust ingredients like garlic, chillies, and shrimp paste.
Fresh turmeric plant.
Galangal is a root from the ginger family that looks a bit like a knobbly Jerusalem artichoke. It is widely used in South-East Asian cuisine, particularly Thai cookery and is an important ingredient in Thai curry pastes.
Fresh chive leaves.
Fresh banana leaves.
Lemongrass is a tropical variety of grass with a sweet, lemony scent. It is particularly associated with Thai and South East Asian cooking. Most of the flavour is in the thicker bulb end, which can be added whole to dishes, or peeled, then crushed or chopped.