Golden Beauty Chinese Cabbage
The best-tasting Chinese cabbage that we have tried, boasting astounding golden color! Golden Beauty cabbage is reminiscent of lettuce hearts for its buttery, super melt-in-your mouth texture. We can’t get enough of this ultra-refined super flavorful variety that is simply the best for stir fry, hot pots and soups. This nutritious type of cabbage has been cultivated in China for over 1000 years. It is considered a culinary staple and cultural symbol, featured in everything from poetry and literature to artwork and even song! Chinese cabbage was celebrated as a medicinal food by prominent naturalist of the Ming dynasty, Li Shizen. After receiving the superfood stamp of approval, Chinese cabbage exploded in popularity and has remained a beloved green since. Introduced over 100 years ago to the United States, this vegetable was received with much fanfare as a nutritious Chinese introduction. The golden yellow variety has increased nutritional benefits and it provides more than twice the potassium of standard broccoli and is replete with minerals and vitamins. The fiber-rich yellow heads are more than equal to whole milk in terms of calcium content and is more bioavailable than milk, meaning your body is able to more effectively use the calcium in chinese cabbage. In our tests the Golden Beauty variety contains about 40% more minerals than standard green varieties. This variety is beloved for its superior mild, sweet, flavor and brilliant lemon yellow color when grown in the right, cool conditions. This tender and tasty variety can be prepared raw or cooked with sublime results! This variety has green outer leaves, but peel them back to reveal the golden beauty!