Choy Sum – The Heart of vegetables:
Today I want to bring under your consideration about yet another leafy vegetable, “Choy sum”. If you already know about it, that’s fine. And if not, you have surly missed “a lot”. One may consider it as Chinese broccoli, but it is absolutely, not. Basically it belongs to genus Brassica, with reference to plant sciences. It is part and parcel of Chinese cuisine. In fact, Chinese native people use it so widely that it is often called as “heart of the vegetables” there.” Honestly speaking, if you see the fresh green leafs of Choy sum or choi sum (an alternative name), you will be all excited and delighted, all of a sudden.
Taste and ways of Intake:
Like it is also said before that choi sum is treat to watch. But that is not the sole reason why Chinese people call it as “heart of the vegetable”. As a matter of fact, it is very much rich in taste too. You can eat it raw or cook it (stir-fry, roast and more), accordingly. There are number of ways and plenty of dishes that are attached to this tasty vegetable. Surprisingly, each visible part of this leafy green is edible, be its leaves, stalks or even the small flowers.
Like the rest veggies, choi sum is also full of certain nutrients and minerals that a necessary for our good health. For instance, vitamin A, vitamin C, carbohydrates, calcium and Iron are available in this delicious leafy green. In short, if you have not tried it yet, just go for it. I am sure you would not miss many thereafter. And of course, you would also come to the conclusion that choi sum is surely “heart of the vegetable”. For your assistance, Freshleaf is there to serve the same, throughout UAE. Also at Freshleaf you will have a complete range of fresh and healthy, fruits and vegetables those too at the very much competitive prices, at your doorstep.
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