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  • Shanghai Bok Choy -
    Bok Choy - How to Choose, Use, & Cook It
    Bok Choy - Brassica rapa chinensis - Perhaps the most well-known and ubiquitous of the Chinese greens. Mild and slightly sweet, with a subtle mustard flavour, and available...
  • Choy Sum (Yu Choy) stems on a white plate -
    Choy Sum - How to Choose, Use, & Cook It
    Yau Choy (Choy Sum) - Brassica rapa var. parachinensis - A mild, easy to use green vegetable with a tender stem and large leaves.
  • Gai lan stem on a white plate -
    Gai Lan (Chinese Broccoli) - How to Choose, Prepare & Use It
    Gai Lan (Chinese Broccoli) - Brassica oleracea var. alboglabra - An popular and increasingly common Chinese vegetable, gai lan is a leafy green with much of the taste of...
  • Tong Ho (Garland Chrysanthemum) on a white plate, banner -
    Garland Chrysanthemum
    Garland Chrysanthemum (Tong Ho) - Glebionis coronaria - A distinctive green vegetable native to the Mediterranean but widely used in East Asian cooking.
  • Greater galangal on a blue plate - banner image -
    Greater Galangal
    Greater Galangal - Alpinia galanga - A pungent rhizome in the ginger family, and a classic ingredient in Thai cooking. Come learn about how to find, choose, and...
  • Jerusalem artichoke, aka sunchoke - closeup banner image -
    Jerusalem Artichoke
    Jerusalem Artichoke - Helianthus tuberosus - A surprisingly sweet root vegetable from the sunflower family, also called a sunchoke. Click to learn more.
  • Kumquats on a small white plate -
    Kumquat - Citrus japonica - The tiny, sweet-sour fruit, unique among citrus for being eaten whole, peel and all. Click to learn how to find, choose, & use them.
  • Mandelos (Cocktail Grapefruits) including a cross-section to show the yellow-orange flesh -
    Mandelo (Cocktail Grapefruit)
    Mandelos, or cocktail grapefruits, are unique citrus hybrid with a delicious flavour somewhere between tangerine and grapefruit. Click to learn more about how to find, choose, and use...
  • Miner's Lettuce (Claytonia perfoliata) cauline leaves and flowers -
    Miner's Lettuce
    Miner's Lettuce - Claytonia perfoliata - A sweet, tender wild green native to the Western North America, notable for the distinctive shape of its tiny leaves.
  • Red pomelo cross section -
    Pomelo - Citrus maxima - The giant of the citrus family, with thick-skinned, sweet fruit. Click to learn how to find, choose, & use them.
  • Seville (Bitter) Orange - large header
    Seville (Bitter) Orange
    Seville (Bitter) Orange - Citrus × aurantium - Intensely orange flavoured citrus that is definitely not the same as a sweet orange. Click to learn more.
  • Brown (buna) shimeji mushrooms, aka beech mushrooms, in a small black and white bowl -
    Shimeji Mushrooms
    Shimeji Mushroom - Hypsizygus marmoreus - A superb little mushroom with an easy-to-like, nutty flavour and a firm texture. Click to learn more.
  • Snow peas and pea tips -
    Snow Peas
    Snow Peas and Pea Tips - Pisum sativum - Sweet, succulent, and very easy to love, these tender peas are eaten whole, and the tips are a great leafy...
  • Stinging nettles - Urtica dioica -
    Stinging Nettle
    Stinging Nettle - Urtica dioica - A wild green best known for its painful sting, nettles are actually mild, delicious, and completely sting-free when cooked or dried.
  • Tatsoi (Rosette Bok Choy) halved -
    Tatsoi (Rosette Bok Choy)
    Tatsoi (Rosette Bok Choy) - Brassica rapa var. rosularis (or Brassica narinosa) - A close relative of bok choy with smaller, more tender leaves and a slightly more pronounced...

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