Melissa's will be sampling quick and delicious recipes for Gai Lan and Choy Sum at demos during the month of April. Don't miss out on giving each of these delightful Asian vegetables a try!
Gai Lan Demo Schedule
Gai Lan, also known as Chinese Broccoli, is one of the most popular vegetables used in Asian restaurants around the world. The stalks, leaves and clusters of tightly packed buds have a wonderful balance of sweet and peppery flavors. One cup of Gai Lan weighs in at only 19 calories and contains vitamins A, C and K. It also provides folate, fiber and a good dose of needed minerals including potassium, manganese, iron and calcium.
Friday, April 4 from 2pm-6pm at Heinen's of Shaker Heights
Saturday, April 5 from 11am-3pm at Heinen's of Rocky River
Sunday, April 6 from 11am-3pm at Heinen's of Hudson
Saturday, April 19 from 11am-3pm at Heinen's of Avon
Friday, April 25 from 2pm-6pm at Heinen's of University Heights
Choy Sum Demo Schedule
Choy Sum, also referred to as flowering pak choy or cabbage, is a member of the mustard family and is best described as midway between cabbage and spinach with a distinct sweet mustard flavor. It's green leaves are juicy and tender, and the stalks are juicy and crisp. The flowering shoots and younger leaves are used in salads, stir-fried, lightly boiled or steamed and added to meat. Rich in carotene, calcium and dietary fiber, Choy Sum also provides potassium and folic acid.
Friday, April 18 from 2pm-6pm at Heinen's of Shaker Heights
Friday, April 18 from 2pm-6pm at Heinen's of Rocky River
Friday, April 25 from 2pm-6pm at Heinen's of Avon
Saturday, April 26 from 11am-3pm at Heinen's of Hudson
Sunday, April 27 from 11am-3pm at Heinen's of University Heights