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Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage

Interesting facts on napa cabbage

  • Are you aware that cabbage is one of the oldest vegetables?
  • Are you aware that napa cabbage is also called Chinese cabbage, Chinese lettuce, celery cabbage, pet-sai, tientsin, sui choy, chow choy and won bok?
  • Are you aware that the name, napa cabbage, comes from the Japanese word “nappa” meaning the leaves of any vegetable?
  • Are you aware that napa cabbage has long leaves?
  • Are you aware that napa cabbage grows to about ten inches long?
  • Are you aware that napa cabbage has a mild sweet flavor and is juicier and more tender than regular cabbage?
  • Are you aware that napa cabbage has pale green and white crinkly leaves with prominent veins which form into a slender head?
Sliced Napa cabbage
Sliced Napa cabbage
  • Are you aware that napa cabbage is low in calories? (It contains only 12 calories per cup.)
  • Are you aware that napa cabbage is a good source of vitamin C? (Vitamin C is needed by the body to form collagen in bones, cartilage, muscle, and blood vessels, and aids in the absorption of iron.)
  • Are you aware that California is the top producer in the U.S. but Florida and New Jersey also grow napa cabbage?
  • Are you aware that shredded, raw napa cabbage is good added to a salad or coleslaw?
Wrapped kimchi
Wrapped kimchi
  • Are you aware that napa cabbage can be substituted for ordinary cabbage in any recipe?
  • Are you aware that napa cabbage, when cooked, does not give off a strong odor, like regular cabbage?
  • Are you aware that napa cabbage is good cooked in stir-fries, soups or as a side vegetable steamed, braised or boiled?
  • Are you aware that napa cabbage cooks in less time than regular solid heads of cabbage?
  • Are you aware that napa cabbage is used to make a spicy Asian dish called kimchi? (Kimchi is a spicy version of sauerkraut that accompanies many meals in the Far East.)

Nutritional information on Napa cabbage

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