Malabar Spinach
Scientific Name: Basella alba
Country of Origin: China

Malabar spinach, also known as Chinese spinach, Indian spinach, or Vine spinach, belongs to the basellaceae family. It originated in Asia and has two main species: Basella alba (green stem) and Basella rubra (red stem). Chinese spinach has a mild, slightly peppery flavor which resembles spinach, yet it has a slimy texture like that of okra. Chinese spinach can be cooked like spinach or eaten raw.

Recipe
Spinach with Sesame & Garlic

Malabar Spinach
Scientific Name: Basella alba
Country of Origin: China

Malabar spinach, also known as Chinese spinach, Indian spinach, or Vine spinach, belongs to the basellaceae family. It originated in Asia and has two main species: Basella alba (green stem) and Basella rubra (red stem). Chinese spinach has a mild, slightly peppery flavor which resembles spinach, yet it has a slimy texture like that of okra. Chinese spinach can be cooked like spinach or eaten raw.

Recipe
Spinach with Sesame & Garlic