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Vegetable

Choy Sum

Choy Sum is slimmer than bok choy and has a smooth green leaves and pale green stems with clusters of tiny yellow flowers on the tips of the inner shoots. The leaves and flowers cook quickly and have light, sweet mustard flower; the stems are crunchy and juicy. Harvest young leaves and stems with flower buds for stir-fry and soup uses.