Chinese Market Vegetables
Fruit Sweet Pepper 甜椒
Friday October 30th, 2015
Sweet Pepper (甜椒) Coloured Sweet Pepper is rich in vitamins A and C, with its distinctive sweet taste, is fit…
Fruit
Friday October 30th, 2015
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Fruit
Friday October 30th, 2015
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Root & Rhizome Lotus Root 蓮藕
Thursday October 29th, 2015
Lotus Root (蓮藕) The lotus root originates from tropical Asia, is the national flower of India and Vietnam, and goes…
Root & Rhizome Ginger 薑
Thursday October 29th, 2015
Ginger (薑) Ginger is a tropical perennial herb, which is indigenous to southern China. It is specifically the rhizome of…
Root & Rhizome Kudzu 粉葛
Thursday October 29th, 2015
Kudzu (粉葛) Originating from eastern Asia, the perennial climbing vine of the Kudzu has recently soared in population. According to…
Root & Rhizome Garlic 蒜
Thursday October 29th, 2015
Garlic (蒜) Garlic is probably one of the most popular vegetables throughout the world, being used within a variety of…
Root & Rhizome Taro 芋頭
Monday October 26th, 2015
Taro  (芋頭) Taro is a root plant, and a perennial member of the Arum family. Native to Asia, Taro is…
Root & Rhizome Potatoes 馬鈴薯
Monday October 26th, 2015
Potatoes (馬鈴薯) Part of the perennial nightside family, which includes tomatoes and aubergines, potatoes has become one of the most…
Root & Rhizome Radish 白蘿蔔
Monday October 26th, 2015
Radish (白蘿蔔) Radishes have often been closely identified with Southern Asia, and although historians agree that the vegetable originated from…
Gourd Winter Melon 冬瓜
Saturday October 24th, 2015
Winter Melon (冬瓜) Winter melons are an extremely popular vegetable throughout Asia. They resemble that of normal large watermelons, but…
Gourd Silk Squash 絲瓜
Saturday October 24th, 2015
Silk Squash (絲瓜) As its name alludes, the silk squash is a member of the squash family, can often goes…
Gourd Smooth Melon 蒲瓜
Saturday October 24th, 2015
Smooth Melon (蒲瓜) The smooth melon, also known as the smooth luffa, is an annual vine that is native to…
Gourd Eggplant 茄瓜
Saturday October 24th, 2015
Eggplant (茄瓜) Originating from India, Eggplants are a tropical perennial cultivated in warm climates. Around 5 BC, Eggplants were first…
Gourd White Gourd 白瓜
Saturday October 24th, 2015
White Gourd (白瓜) The white melon is extremely variable dependent on its maturity. When immature, the melon has thick white…
Gourd Bitter Squash 苦瓜
Saturday October 24th, 2015
Bitter Squash (苦瓜) Bitter Squashes are widely grown in Asia having been introduced to China during the 14th century, and…
Gourd Chayote 佛手瓜
Saturday October 24th, 2015
Chayote (佛手瓜) The Chayote vegetable is a member of the squash family, and is often referred to as the ‘vegetable…
Gourd Hairy Squash 節瓜
Saturday October 24th, 2015
Hairy Squash (節瓜) Originating from the Dominican Republic, the hairy squash has become a firm favourite within Chinese cuisine and…
Gourd Cucumber 青瓜
Saturday September 12th, 2015
Cucumber (青瓜) The cucumber is native to Southern Asia, and is a widely cultivated vegetable throughout the world. A member…
Leafy Chrysanthemum Vegetable 茼蒿
Monday September 7th, 2015
Chrysanthemum Vegetable (茼蒿) Although a Native of the Mediterranean region, the Chrysanthemum vegetable is now widely grown throughout China. In…
Leafy Broccoli 西蘭花
Monday September 7th, 2015
Broccoli (西蘭花) As a variety of cauliflower and similar to the Chinese flowering kale, both in appearances and flavors, Broccoli…
Leafy Watercress 西洋菜
Monday September 7th, 2015
Watercress (西洋菜) Watercress is part of the cabbage family of plants, and in China it was originally known as the…
Leafy Pea Shoots 豆苗
Thursday September 3rd, 2015
Pea Shoots (豆苗) Part of the pea family, Pea shoots are the leaves of what is known as traditional garden…
Leafy Kai Choi 芥菜
Wednesday September 2nd, 2015
Kai Choi / Mustard Cabbage (芥菜) Kai Choi is a native vegetable of Asia, and is identifiable through its uniform…
Leafy Water Spinach 蕹菜
Monday August 31st, 2015
Water Spinach (蕹菜) Water Spinach is believed to be a native to China, having been first documented during the 4th…
Leafy Chinese Spinach 莧菜
Monday August 31st, 2015
Chinese Spinach / Amaranth (莧菜) The Chinese spinach is almost identical with the western spinach vegetable, and was originally native to…
Leafy Spinach 菠菜
Monday August 31st, 2015
Spinach (菠菜) Spinach is a universally known vegetable, believed to have been first grown around 650 AD in China. As…
Leafy Kai Lan (芥蘭)
Sunday August 30th, 2015
Kai Lan / Chinese Flowering Kale (芥蘭) Kai Lan is an indigenous vegtable to southern China, and is also known…
Leafy Pak Choi 白菜
Sunday August 30th, 2015
Pak Choi / Chinese White Cabbage (白菜) Pak Choi is a popular Chinese vegetable, and is often referred to as…
Leafy Chinese Lettuce 唐生菜
Sunday August 30th, 2015
Chinese Lettuce (唐生菜)  This ancient vegetable is a firm favourite throughout the world, an originated from the time of the…
Leafy Choi Sum 菜芯
Sunday August 30th, 2015
Choi Sum / Chinese Flowering Cabbage (菜芯) Choi Sum, also known as the Chinese flowering Cabbage, is one of the…
Leafy Cabbage 椰菜
Friday May 8th, 2015
Cabbage (椰菜) Cabbage originated from Europe, and it is only in the recent decades that it has taken of in…