The day before yesterday, I found a rare vegetable at a store that sells specialty foods. It's called Kraytonia. Do you know anyone? Today I would like to introduce you to this interesting vegetable shape.
"If you put them on a plate, you will see a lot of rays!～"
I bought it because of the word.
As you can see in my Herb book published by Dorling Kindersley, Kraytonia is also known as Winter Purslane, and the English name is Miner's Lettuce or Indian Lettuce.
A spoon-shaped leaf is attached to the tip of a long and slender stem that sways, and it seems that the stem grows further from the center and white flowers bloom. The one I bought didn't have flowers. It is a kind of succulent plant.
You can eat leaves, stems, and flowers. And it is high in vitamin C.
You can make it into a salad or boil it like spinach.
I made it into a salad and ate it. Just wash and cut.
It smells a little green, but it doesn't taste much. When dressed, it tastes like dressing. And the round part of the leaf is a little thick because it is a succulent plant, and it has a fluffy texture when chewed, which is interesting.
Kraytonia is a rare vegetable with spoon-shaped leaves, which is a member of the succulent plant.
It tastes very little, but the texture is interesting.