[Sca-cooks] Advice on a leafy green vegetable
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.
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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