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Product Description

Product IDV003
Thai NamePak ka naa ( ผักคะน้า )
Common nameChinese leaves kale
Scientific NameBrassica oleracea var. alboglabra
Season availabilityAroundyear
Peak PeriodOctober – April .
Nutrition remarkFOOD VALUE CANGA 100 GRAMS TO 31KGS-CALORIES OF ENERGY WATER CONTAINS 92.1 G PROTEIN 2.7 G FAT 0.5 G.
Preparation and eatingA DARK GREEN VEGETABLE WITH STRONG , THIS, LONG ROUND TRUNKS,SOFT DEEP GREEN DELICATE LEAVES AND SOMETIMES TINY WHITE
FLOWERS.IT DOES NOT LOOK LIKE OR TASTE LIKE THE COMMON BROCCOLI
IT HAS A SLIGHTLY SWEET AND BITTER TASTE. DELICIOUS STIR-FRIED.STEAMED .OR BOILED BUT NEVER EATEN RAW.MOST POPULAR
DISH IS KA NA NAM MUN HOY WHICH IS STIR FIRED WITH OYSTER SAUCE . UNLIKE REGULAR BROCCOLI . THE STEMS ARE USUALLY TENDER
AND DO NOT NEED TO BE PEELED HOWEVER.MORE MATURE OF LARGER STALKS SHOULD BE PEELED BEFORE COOKING .IT IS ALWAYS SMART TO
SEPARATE THE LEAVES AND TRUNKS THE TRUNKS REQUIRE MORE COOKING TIME,THEN ADD THE LEAVES NEAR THE END SO THAT THEY COOK EVENTY . WHEN BUYING CHINESE BROCCOLI, CHOOSE BRIGHTLY COLORED ONES WITH SLENDER THIN TRUNKS.