This grapefruit-sized fruit actually grows on a climbing cactus. Its spongy pulp is white or sometimes pinkish red, sweet and juicy with numerous tiny edible black seeds scattered throughout
Chi gu is also known as Chinese Arrowhead and cigu, it is botanically classified as Sagittaria sagittifolia -
Inventory, 3 lbs : 12.00
This item was last sold on : 01/30/15
Braising mix is available year round.
Braising mix has an attractive blend of different shades of green and burgundy, this striking braising mix blends the flavors and textures of mei quing, red Russian kale, Siberian kale, lacinto kale, red chard, green chard, beet tops, escarole, tatsoi, burgundy amaranth and purple bok choy flowers. Braising mixes create a seasonal combination of greens and vegetables that have varied earthy flavors. Contrasting, but complementary, the assertive flavors of this mix offer a bold taste.
Rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber, greens are low in calories. There is only about 15 calories in a generous serving.
Perfect for quick cooking, this blend of hardy greens is excellent braised, lightly sautéed, added to stir-fries or wilted. Pair with halibut and Braising mix in a lemon grass, ginger and tomato broth. Sauté slices of onion in olive oil until soft; lower heat and stir in Braising mix allowing them to wilt in their own moisture. Do not overcook. Add a little salt and champagne vinegar; serve as a side dish. To store, wrap in plastic; keep in crisper drawer of refrigerator. Do not wash greens until ready to use.
Braising greens usually consists of brassicas, the strong-flavored cruciferous varieties along with other various flavors and textures. Braising is a cooking method when vegetables are covered with a liquid and slowly simmered until tender.
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