Chinese cabbage

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Chinese cabbage

n.
2. See bok choy.
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Chinese cabbage

n
1. (Plants) Also called: pe-tsai cabbage a Chinese plant, Brassica pekinensis, that is related to the cabbage and has crisp edible leaves growing in a loose cylindrical head
2. (Plants) another name for bok choy
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Chi′nese cab′bage


n.
a plant, Brassica rapa pekinensis, of the mustard family, forming a long, dense head of broad, whitish leaves, used as a vegetable.
Also called celery cabbage.
[1835–45, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chinese cabbage - plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery; used as a vegetable in east Asia
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
2.Chinese cabbage - elongated head of crisp celery-like stalks and light green leaves
cabbage, chou - any of various types of cabbage
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11/2 tsp each of black and white peppercorns (or just black), coarsely ground 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tbsp finely grated fresh ginger 3 tsp maple syrup 2 tbsp oyster sauce 2-4 tsp dark soy sauce, to taste 1 tsp cornflour 21/2 tbsp butter 175g fried firm bean curd, sliced, or large tofu puffs, halved 125g green beans, cut to 5cm lengths 1 bunch long-stem broccoli, cut into thirds 250g Chinese greens (eg, choy sum or pak choi), trimmed, stems and leaves separated, then cut into 5 cm lengths 400g small raw prawns
INGREDIENTS SERVES 4 n 11/2 tsp each of black and white peppercorns (or just black), coarsely ground n 2 garlic cloves, crushed n 1tbsp finely grated fresh ginger n 3tsp maple syrup n 2tbsp oyster sauce n 2-4tsp dark soy sauce, to taste n 1tsp cornflour n 21/2tbsp butter n 175g fried firm bean curd, sliced, or large tofu puffs, halved n 125g green beans, cut to 5cm lengths n 1 bunch long-stem broccoli, cut into thirds n 250g Chinese greens (eg, choy sum or pak choi), trimmed, stems and leaves separated, then cut into 5cm lengths n 400g small raw prawns
z ukshallot.com 2: RARE RUMP STEAK WITH RADISH, ASIAN GREENS, CHILLI, SOY AND ROASTED PEANUTS Ingredients Makes: 20 4 6oz rump steaks Salt and pepper 2tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic sliced 1 red chilli sliced 1 knob of ginger, cut into matchsticks 1tbsp light soy sauce 1tbsp balsamic vinegar 1tbsp sesame oil 100g radishes, cut into quarters 200g long-stemmed broccoli, trimmed 200g Choy sum, trimmed 50g roasted peanuts, crushed Directions Heat a large frying pan and while you are waiting for the pan to heat, season the steaks with salt and pepper.
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