[Sca-cooks] Advice on a leafy green vegetable

Susan Fox selene at earthlink.net
Fri Aug 14 12:54:13 PDT 2009

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius wrote:
> On Aug 14, 2009, at 12:16 PM, Susan Fox wrote:
>> Asian markets are such fun.  I discovered a leafy veg called "on 
>> choy" that I think I like better than spinach anyway.  Very mild in 
>> flavor and takes up sauces like a champ.
> A.k.a. hong choy, water spinach, or simply "hollow-stemmed vegetable" 
> in English. Most commonly sauteed with lots of garlic and ginger, or 
> with white fermented bean curd "cheese" sauce (fu yee or fu ngoy). 
> Less astringent than spinach, too.
> I believe it's an amaranth relative.
> Adamantius

That's the stuff.  I like to steer that at my friends who are allergic 
to the cruciferous green and leafies for Greene Pye and whatnot.


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