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small cabbage-like veg with yellowing outer leaves. Teardrop-shaped with base being the bottom of the teardrop.

Every week I get a box with regional vegetables, and this time this one came. I tried looking for cabbage, but I could not find anything similar. Do you know what is it? How is it cooked?

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This looks a lot like a sweetheart cabbage... it does not look very new though.

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    Or a smallish Napa cabbage. - Make some Kimchi ! – Wayfaring Stranger Jun 21 '18 at 23:34
  • Is there more than one thing called 'Napa cabbage'? The thing Wiki shows under that name is what I know as 'chinese leaves' and has little resemblance to the OP's item, which I would also identify as Sweetheart cabbage. – Spagirl Jun 22 '18 at 9:55
  • Napa cabbage has more of a bullet than a teardrop shape to it... – rackandboneman Jun 22 '18 at 11:33
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This is a pointed cabbage, there are many varieties and it's hard to say which one. Cooking-wise they are in general not as tough as round cabbages, and a bit sweeter. You still prepare them as any other cabbage, just reduce the cooking time a bit. I personally think that boiling this type is a waste, I usually saute them.

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