Taste of Spring in Land of Abundance

Authors: Go Chengdu


Now, enter spring vegetables, in all their glory!

Fish mint (Cordate Houttuynia)

The love-it-or-hate-it plant, with its strong smell and taste, enjoys great popularity in southwestern China, especially in Chengdu, and can be used in different dishes, salad, or soup.


Served in spicy oil as a cold dish


A universally welcome vegetable that appears in various versions ― steamed, grilled, oven roasted… the choice is yours!


Fried with mushrooms

Chinese Toon Leaves (Cortex sinensis)

A rare and short-time delicacy in early spring, and it's from the tree! Chinese toon leaves are extremely healthy, high in antioxidants and various vitamins.


Chopped and fried with eggs

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