Plants Featured in this Clip
Brassica rapa (Rubicon Chinese Cabbage) 'Tokyo Bekana'
Brassica rapa (Bok choy) 'Joi Choi' 'Mei Wing' Tatsoi'
- Like all members of the cruciferous vegetable family, bok choy has unique sulfur-containing compounds that may reduce the risk of breast, prostate, lung and digestive tract cancers.
- Bok choy can be served raw, steamed or boiled, but the stir fry method of cooking seems to release the best flavors.
- One cup of shredded bok choy has 34% of the recommended daily value of vitamin C and more than a full day's intake of vitamin A.
- Koreans eat kimchi at nearly every meal. It can be fresh, like a salad, or it can be fermented.