Chinese white radish is also known as Chinese icicle radish, as mooli, or by its Japanese name, daikon. It is long and white and rather like a carrot in shape but usually much larger.
Chinese white cabbage, popularly known as pak choi or bok choy, is a nutritious and versatile vegetable. It has been grown in China since ancient times.
Mustard plants are not the same thing as cabbages but they are very close in terms of appearance, nutrition and popularity.
Also known as Chinese pea, snake bean, and asparagus pea or bean, these beans either originated in China or were introduced there in prehistoric times.
The Chinese people have gladly and imaginatively exploited every food resource available to them. Chinese flowering cabbage is but one, albeit very important, example of this dietary proclivity.
These 'black' mushrooms actually range from light brown to dark brown in colour. The most popular are the larger sized, light brown ones with a highly cracked surface.
Chives, garlic, and shallots are closely allied to onions. Each has its own distinctive flavour that makes it a valued addition to many recipes, especially to stir-fried dishes.
This very nutritious green leafy plant with smooth round stems and small white flowers is sometimes called Chinese kale. That name should tell you that it is not quite the same thing as broccoli but resembles Swiss chard.