One of the most common Asian vegetables around, Choy Sum is characterised by the yellow flowers that borne on slightly fleshy stems. In Cantonese, the name Choy Sum means "heart of the vegetable' due to its earthy taste.
Health Benefits - A good source of folate and vitamin B6.
Flavour - Slightly bitter and earthy in taste.
Availability - Available all year round.
Storage - Store choy sum in newspaper or place them in a breathable plastic bag. Choy sum need a good balance of humidity and oxygen to keep fresh. Place them in the dry crisp area of the refrigerator.