False Pakchoi Organic 1 kg
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False Pakchoi fresh, Organic and delicious This product has been Ozone treated to ensure premium health standards are met, also extending the life of the produce. Farm fresh and full of vital nutrients for a healthy life.
False Pakchoi is a member of the Mustard family is also referred to as a flowering pak choy or choy sum. Its green leaves are juicy and tender. If allowed to mature and bolt, yellow flowers will shoot and the plant becomes sweeter and more succulent. The whole plant is edible.
The flowering shoots and younger leaves of the plant are used in salads or stir-fried, lightly boiled or steamed and added to meat. It is rich in carotene (pro-vitamin A), calcium and dietary fibre, it also provides potassium and folic acid.
The flavour itself can be described as midway between cabbage and spinach. Choi Sum tends to be blander and closer in taste to cabbage in younger leaves, and develops a little 'kick' in its older leaves. It is reputedly very nutritious, and in particular, is said to be rich in calcium.
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