Leaves of a kind of chrysanthemum (唐萵, 茼蒿) are used as a veggie for hot-pot 火鍋 and oyster omelettes.
I think everybody knows what sugarcane is used for :-) But do you know that you can drink the sugarcane juice and eat or rather suck on sugarcane? It's very juicy and not too sweet. Yummy!
That's how peppermint (mięta pieprzowa) looks like:
And here is lemongrass (palczatka cytrynowa):
The beans below were the largest beans I have ever seen, they can grow to even 70cm long! They are called sword beans (紅刀豆, kanawalia szablasta).
And the yummiest thing that we tried - wild maracuya also known as bush passion fruit (毛西蕃蓮, passiflora).
Believe it or not, the leaves of this Chinese mahogany (香椿) can also be eaten. They have an oniony taste.
I have no idea what the rest of the plants is called. Can someone help me in naming them?
|Is this kind of basil?|
After trying many of the greens we continued our nature class. Children made little boats out of bamboo leaves and tried floating them in a nearby stream.
The second part of the nature class took place in a completely different place. Where? You'll find out soon.