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Choy Sum
Choy Sum and Chinese flowering cabbage has little yellow flowers which can be eaten along with the dark green leaves and stacks. A mild spinach-like flavour, with no bitterness.
Category: Vegetable
In Season: all year
To Buy:
Buy fresh green springy leaves that are free of insect bites. Avoid leaves that are yellow and discoloured.
To Store:
Store in a plastic vegetable bag in the crisper of the fridge.
Tips & Tricks:
These are cheap to buy and cook in a flash - try to get into the habit of eating greens every day.
Cooking Tips:
Fill the sink with fresh water and drop the choy sum in to wash. Swim it around the water for a minute. Shake off any excess water. Cut the vegetable in the direction of growth and shake off any more water. Drop it into a hot wok with no oil. It will steam cook. remove with a slotted spoon and serve with a sprinkling of lime or lemon juice.

Nutrition per 1 Cup:

Vitamin C:
Safe/negligible amount
No information available

Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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