Find Chinese mustard
greens, which are milder than Southern-style mustard greens, in specialty produce markets or farmers' markets.
1 tablespoon peanut oil, olive oil, or vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup chopped broccoli florets 3 ounces mushrooms, sliced (about 1 cup) 1 medium zucchini, sliced 1 pound firm or extra-firm tofu, frozen, defrosted, and pressed 3 tablespoons tamari or soy sauce 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup 1 tablespoon unsalted sesame seeds 1 teaspoon chopped fresh ginger or 1/3 teaspoon ground 4 warm flour tortillas Chinese mustard
or other spicy mustard (optional) Heat the peanut oil in a wok or a large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
Bok choy - aka bok choi, pak choi, Chinese mustard
and Chinese cabbage - is a relative of common cabbage and mustard greens.
Two of these, Sinapis alba, native to Europe and known as white or yellow mustard, and Brassica juncea, native to Asia and known as brown or Chinese mustard
, comprise virtually all commercial mustard production.
Green-in-the-snow is a very hardy Chinese mustard
that will stand outside in the winter.
Braised short rib dumplings with shiitake mushrooms and Chinese mustard
Remove and discard yellow, damaged, or tough leaves from 1 pound Asian greens 4 to 8 inches long, such as baby bok choy, choy sum, yao choy, or small Chinese mustard greens.
Remove and discard any yellow, damaged, or tough leaves from 1 pound Asian greens such as bok choy, yao choy, or Chinese mustard greens.
1 pound snow peas, trimmed and blanched (see "How to Prepare Peas," page 153) 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons Asian sesame oil 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon hot Chinese mustard
2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
Untried to date are De Mane's skewered shrimp with lemongrass flavoring ($18), his roasted garlic chicken in a lemon-soy jus, his peppercorn- crusted filet mignon ($23), a braised short ribs plate with sweet hoisin sauce ($19) and his five-spice grilled salmon ($17) with Chinese mustard
For an Asian touch, deep-fry ravioli or tortellini like won tons and serve with Chinese mustard
, duck sauce or sweet-and-sour sauce.
As snappy lightly pickled appetizers to munch before dinner, you can use crisp, white jicama or carrots, peppery diakon radishes, slightly hot Chinese mustard
greens, or mild napa cabbage.
It offers jams and jellies, Chinese mustards
, southwestern salsa, liquid and sauce items, iced tea, salad dressings, vinaigrettes, salad splashes, soups, syrups, fruit syrups, and molasses, as well as oils and vinegars, fruits and vegetables, condiments and seasonings, noodles, rics, and flour.
Rocket, Chinese mustards
, cut-and-come-again lettuce, even broccoli and beetroot can all be sown in seed trays or pots.
Brown seeds are used for pickling and as a seasoning, and are the main ingredient in European and Chinese mustards
, which are zesty and flavorful.