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.
Full hazmat suit gif. 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. Savoy cabbage probably the most photogenic of the cabbages is this lacy variant. Savoy cabbage has the same shape as green and red cabbage but has the most striking deep green crinkly leaves. Red cabbage heads tend to be.
Achim sass getty red cabbage looks like green cabbage except well its red. Savoy cabbage does not turn into mush when cooked. Because cabbage is in the brassica genus of plants this vegetable is related to cauliflower broccoli and brussels sprouts. So frilly so beautiful.
Its flavor is also quite mild but earthy too. Cabbages come in various colors with red and white cabbage being the most popular varieties after green. 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. 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.
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. Savoy napa curly green red. Napa cabbage also called chinese cabbage this oblong shaped cabbage has thick crisp stems and frilly yellow green leaves. 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.
To be more specific its a lovely magenta. Mmmmmmm savoy cabbage. It has the same flavor and appearance as regular cabbage when cooked but retains a firm texture which is desired in some recipes. With such a large variety of cabbages it can be hard to keep track of them all.
Savoy cabbage is more tender than the other cabbages and eat beautifully as a fresh crunchy wrap or braised in butter and stock.