Chinese Celery (Can Tau)

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Chinese Celery – Rau Can

Chinese celery (Apium graveolens var. secalinum), is a is a variety of celery cultivated in South East Asia and East Asian countries.

Easy to grow and perennial plant. Grow in Pacific Northwest from spring to late fall.
Leaves and stalks are used in Vietnamese, Chinese dishes: soups, salads, stir fried beef, tomato sauces
Flavor: Aromatic, stronger than regular celery.
The stems are thinner than regular celery, hollow stalks.
Where to buy: Asian supermarkets

Chinese Celery – Photo from The Serious Eats

 

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