Is bok choy and yu choy same?
Yu Choy is another variety of Chinese broccoli that has thinner stems than the typical Chinese broccoli but brings the same strong flavor and bitterness to dishes like this noodle stir fry. We sometimes use yu choy tips as a substitute for mellower bok choy.
What does yu choy look like?
Chinese Greens, or Yu Choy, looks a lot like the Chinese Broccoli (Gai Lan), except that the Yu Choy stalks are skinnier and the flowers are yellow (Gai Lan has white flowers). This vegetable is tender, the taste of the leaves are very much like spinach leaves, even though it is part of the mustard family.
What is a substitute for yu choy?
Substitute for Yu Choy OR depending on the dish you can substitute fresh spinach (different flavor).
Is yu choy high in vitamin K?
Bok choy is rich in vitamin K, containing approximately one-third of the daily recommended intake in a single cup serving. Vitamin K aids in proper blood clotting, which may cause complications for individuals taking blood thinners such as warfarin.
How long does it take choy sum to grow?
Choy sum seeds typically take 7 days to germinate. Depending on the variety, growth periods can vary drastically, with some hybrids being ready for harvest as early as 25 days after sowing. The average growth time across most types ranges between 50 and 70 days since the seeds were sown.
What part of yu choy do you eat?
Yu choy sum stems tend to be tender enough that they can be cooked along with the leaves. With older yu choy, you may want to cook the stems separately (e.g. by adding them to a stir fry first) in order to avoid over-cooking the leaves.
Is Chinese leaf the same as pak choi?
Pak choi or Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa subspecies, see below), also known as snow cabbage, is a Chinese leaf vegetable often used in Chinese cuisine. The vegetable is related to the Western cabbage, and is of the same species as the common turnip. It’s commonly used in stir fry and spring rolls.