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Product IDV104
Thai NamePHAK BOONG (ผักบุ้ง)
Common nameSwamp cabbge
Scientific NameIpomoea aquatica Forsk.
Season availabilityAround year
ShapeStarted as a herbaceous plant, water and wood for many years. Fried stem climbing to the water in the basin with a wet or soil moisture. Stem round, green or purple red. There is an articulate and roo
Nutrition remarkThai morning glory 100 grams to 22 kV power Cal Laurie contains calcium, 3 grams fiber, 101 mg Phosphorus 22 mg Iron 3 mg, vitamin A 11, 447 iu. Vitamin B2 0.17 mg Vitamin C 14 mg.
Preparation and eatingTHIS POPULAR LEAFY PLANT . ALSO KNOWN AS WATER CONVOLVULUS OR WATER SPINACH .IS ACTUALLY A HERB. IT GROWS IN MARSHY AREAS,NEAR RIVERS AND CANALS .AND IS RELATED TO THE MORNING GLORY THAT RIOTS OVER WALLS AND FENCES IN MANY EUROPEAN GARDENS.IT HAS SLENDER .HOLLOW GREEN STEMS AND THIN OVATE GREEN LEAVES WHICH ARE POINTED AT THE ENDS.IN SOME PARTS OF ASIA.THE STEMS ARE PICKLED . BUT IN THAILAND ,ONLY THE LEAVES AND LENDER SHOOTS ARE EATEN .THE FLAVOUR IS SIMILAR TO THAT OF SPINACH .IN THAILAND .THE TENDER TIPS ARE OFTEN EATEN RAW .ON THEIR OWN OR WITH OTHER RAW VEGETABLE .AND SERVED WITH A SELECTION OF HOT SAUCES , WHEN COOKED.THE STEM TIPS SLAY FIRM.BUT THE LEAVES RAPIDLY BECOME LIMP.