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Inventory, 10 ct : 1.00
This item was last sold on : 03/21/17
Chinese Celery is available year-round .
Chinese celery is a member of the Apiaceae family and the Apium graveloens species.
Small, leafy, and aromatic, Chinese celery grows in a rosette stemming from the base of its roots. Fragrant, this ancient Asian vegetable-herb has hollow, thin crispy stems and delicate wispy leaves. Rarely eaten raw, its flavor is pungent and slightly peppery. Cooking sweetens and tames its taste, while softening its texture.
Pungent and peppery, Chinese celery tastes similar to regular celery, only much stronger - it is rarely eaten raw. Toss in stir-fries, fried rice dishes or vegetable sautés. Pair with ham, lamb, chicken, turkey or game entrées. To store, place in a perforated plastic bag; refrigerate. Do not wash until ready to use. To clean, rinse quickly under water. Gently shake off excess water; pat dry.
In days past, Chinese celery leaves were gathered for medicinal uses. Because of the volatile oil it produces, this biennial herb plant was also used as flavoring.
Native to Northern Asia where it grew wild, Ancient Greeks enjoyed Chinese celery as a potherb while the Romans used it in their decorative garlands. Also known as khuen chai, kan-tsai, kin-tsai, kun choy, qin cai and kinchay, today this plant thrives at high elevations in the tropics and in temperate regions. Growing ten to fifteen inches tall, Chinese celery prefers a cool climate and shade when grown in the warm summer season. Fairly cold hardy, the plants require fertile soil and adequate moisture. Slow starting but once established, Chinese celery is ready to cut in about six weeks. Popular in Asian cooking, Thai cuisine favors this type of celery in their flavorful dishes.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Blue Ocean||Carlsbad CA||760-434-4959|
|JSIX American restaurant & Bar||San Diego CA||619-531-8744|
|Leroy's Kitchen & Lounge||Coronado CA||619-522-6890|
Recipes that include Chinese Celery. One is easiest, three is harder.
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Near Orange, Ohio, United States
About 567 days ago, 10/09/15
Spotter's comments : Chinese Celery spotted at Kroger.