It has the same flavor and appearance as regular cabbage when cooked but retains a firm texture which is desired in some recipes.
Austin reed city of london. Savoy cabbage is more tender than the other cabbages and eat beautifully as a fresh crunchy wrap or braised in butter and stock. Cabbages come in various colors with red and white cabbage being the most popular varieties after green. The only thing to keep in mind with napa cabbage is that it wilts very quickly so if youre using it raw make sure to move with haste. Home aliyah aliyah to israel aliyah process moving to israel living in israel israel information israel map israel weather israel travel desk israel regions spiritual.
Savoy cabbage does not turn into mush when cooked. Savoy napa curly green red. So frilly so beautiful. Its leaves dont have that same crispness to them that other cabbages do when raw so we like it best when cooked either roasted or sauteed.
With such a large variety of cabbages it can be hard to keep track of them all. Red cabbage heads tend to be. The leaves of the savoy cabbage are more loosely layered and less tightly packed than green or red cabbage which gives it a shorter shelf life. Savoy cabbage probably the most photogenic of the cabbages is this lacy variant.
Since napa cabbage is unavailable here except in spring when i grow it i use savoy cabbage in fall winter also unavailable except from my fallwinter garden and regular cabbage in early summer for all recipes that call for cabbage. Because cabbage is in the brassica genus of plants this vegetable is related to cauliflower broccoli and brussels sprouts. Some of the most common types of cabbage are savoy cabbage napa cabbage kale and bok choy. We think its flavor is sweeter and softer than green cabbage and we really love eating it raw in salads and using it in the filling for dumplings.
Savoy cabbage has the same shape as green and red cabbage but has the most striking deep green crinkly leaves. Its flavor is also quite mild but earthy too. To be more specific its a lovely magenta. Savoy cabbage can be used in a variety of recipes.
It pairs well with red wine apples spices horseradish and meat.