If one vegetable can confuse you, it is certainly kailan. That taste... it really is just like eating broccoli! Broccoli with a slight hint of bitterness, to be precise. That is why the Chinese leafy vegetable kailan is highly valued in oriental cuisine. It frequently appears in Korean, Chinese and Thai dishes, for example.
Kailan has thick green stems with large leaves. The plant also produces edible flowers.
Like the other Chinese leafy vegetables, EAT ME kailan can be prepared in a multitude of ways. Stir-fried is always a natural choice, but the fresh broccoli flavour makes it a worthy and unusual salad ingredient.
All you have to do is wash the kailan before using it in a recipe. Stir-fry or cook - it's up to you. And why not liven up your salad with it.
How to use kailan in the kitchen?
- In salads
Store kailan in the fridge.
Where does kailan come from?
EAT ME kailan originates from the Netherlands and Spain.