Pak choi

Pak choi

about

Pak Choi (also known as bok choi or Peking cabbage) is a Chinese cabbage. Being in season in the UK from October to March makes it a good autumn and winter veg box ingredient.Pak choi originally comes from China, but has become popular in European food, particularly in the UK, with the increase in popularity of Chinese cooking.This veggie was once shunned by UK shoppers, but now it's becoming increasingly popular, as we all work out what to do with it! It's commonly used in stir fry and spring rolls.

nutritional info

It is high in vitamin C, beta carotene, folic acid and calcium, as well as many essential minerals. Pak Choi is also a good source of betacarotenes, vitamins B2 and B6, folic acid, iron and magnesium, as well as calcium.

storing Pak choi

Keep in the fridge for up to a week - less if possible. Don't wash before storing or it will go slimy.

source

The Great Field and other local North Devon producers. We may also source from other South-West markets in times of high demand.