BASICS & HOW-TO
While some foods can be found at any grocery store, others can be quite tricky (or outright frustrating).
Here you’ll find the information on where you can find the food in question, with an emphasis on finding it fresh. When applicable, you’ll find info about other options (e.g. frozen, dried) as well.
Nonetheless, here you’ll find my best attempt to characterize the flavour profile of an ingredient in its various states.