tatsoi; tat soi
Also known as spoon cabbage and Chinese flat cabbage, tatsoi has small, dark green spoon-shaped leaves with a pale stem. Its flavor is sweet and earthy with a mild mustard tang. The leaves make a flavorful addition to salads and can also be added at the last minute to stir-fry and other cooked dishes. The crunchy stalks of mature tatsoi can be used as one would use celery.