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This item was last sold on : 04/24/17
Gai Lan is available year-round.
Gai Lan, AKA kai lan, is a member of Brassica oleracea, the same family as kale, collard greens and cruciferous vegtables including broccoli and cauliflower. There are dozens of varieties of Gai Lan which may be found at markets and in seed catalogs under the name Chinese Kale. Gai Lan is harvested for its young stalks and white flower buds using the cut and come again method.
Although Gai Lan varies slightly from one variety to the other, each plant produce thick green stems and branches with glossy variegated blue green to deep green leaves. When the plant matures they produce underdeveloped flower buds. The younger plants have crisper tender stalks and leaves. Gai Lan has a flavor similar to broccoli, both bitter and sweet. Its flavor mellows with cooking.
As Gai Lan is associated primarily with Chinese cuisine, it is often referred to being used as a stir-fry vegetable. It can be featured within a multitude of cuisines however, substituting for kale, broccoli and collard greens alike. Gai Lan pairs well with rich fatty meats such as pork and works well in cooked cheese dishes in addition to the traditional spicy dishes it is featured in within Chinese cuisine.
With origins traced to Southern Europe, Gai Lan was introduced to China centuries ago via the Portuguese. It is a hardy and vigorous cool season crop but can adapt to many climates, which make it suitable for year-round growing.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|San Diego Culinary Institute Inc.||La Mesa CA||619-644-2100|
|Bali Hai Restaurant||San Diego CA||619-222-1181|
|Union Kitchen & Tap (Encinitas)||Encinitas CA||760-230-2337|
|Sur La Table-La Jolla||La Jolla CA||858-228-1116|
|The Land & Water Company||Carlsbad CA||760-729-5263|
|Craft and Commerce (Sekscobra Inc.)||San Diego CA||619-962-5935|
|AToN Center Inc.||Encinitas CA||858-759-5017|
|Truluck's Seafood Steak and Crab House||San Diego CA||858-453-2583|
|Stone Brewing-Liberty Station Banquets||San Diego CA||619-269-2100|
|Trade Winds Tavern||San Diego CA||619-495-1120|
|West Steak and Seafood||Carlsbad CA||760-930-9100|
Recipes that include Gai Lan. One is easiest, three is harder.