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🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin：Lyfegreen / Taiwan
🔖 Certification： Taiwan Organic Certification
🌱 Producer Introduction：
Lyfetribe builds a health and wellness platform, Lyfegreen was founded as a joint collaboration between Lyfetribe and Fushan Grange, taiwan’s leading social enterprise for organic agriculture and sustainable producers.
Today, Lyfegreen supports and works with a network of more than 100 carefully curated organic farms and sustainable producers across taiwan, showcasing an array of over 200 varieties of fruits and veggies throughout the year.
Our mission: fresh, high-quality and diversified are the core of our work. In addition, we don't want to only sell fruits and vegetables. We want to help you discover a new healthy food concept and contribute to a more sustainable world.
There are also airline shipping every week to hong kong and ship directly after arriving at hong kong, so the fruits and vegetables are 100%fresh.
🌱 Supplier Products：
🛍 Product Information (Main) (English)：
Binomial Name：Ipomoea batatas (Linn.) Lam.
Chinese Name：番薯葉 | 蕃薯苗
Other Names：Sweet Potato Leave
Product Description：Sweet potato leaves were also called "pig vegetables" in Taiwanese and Hakka languages in the early years, because sweet potato leaves are very easy to grow, and the growth period from planting to maturity is relatively short compared with other crops, so they were used in rural areas For mainstream livestock feed.
But unlike now, the crop was not eaten as a vegetable in the early days. Moreover, because it is quite easy to obtain and the price is relatively cheap, most farmers will plant a large number of sweet potato leaves as the main feed for raising domestic pigs, which is the reason for the name "pig vegetable". Only families with a very poor family will use this thing to satisfy their hunger.
Stir-fried sweet potato leaves have become a dish in most hotel restaurants in recent years. Huguo Cuisine, with sweet potato leaves as the main ingredient, is a famous Teochew dish with a legendary and long history. In Taiwan, dipping the blanched sweet potato leaves in soy sauce is one of the common ways to eat; for those who are more particular, use minced garlic and soy sauce to enhance the taste.
In addition, in some areas of Southwest China, the leaves are not eaten but the stems are eaten, which is called red sweet potato tip or sweet potato tip. The green soup left after the organic sweet potato leaves are boiled can be directly drunk as water, and it is rich in cellulose, which can promote gastrointestinal motility, helps digestion.
The content of protein, carotene, calcium, phosphorus, iron, and vitamin C is higher than that of common vegetables such as spinach and leeks.
Variety：Yellow sweet potato is just one of the varieties of sweet potato. According to the color of the skin, it can be divided into: (1) White sweet potato (rich in calcium, potassium, magnesium and folic acid) (2) Purple sweet potato, also known as taro sweet potato
(rich in anthocyanins, which help maintain good eyesight) (3) yellow sweet potato (sweet taste) (4) red sweet potato (sweet taste) (5) orange sweet potato (rich in beta carotene)
Supply Season：It is suitable for planting in any season of the year (the best is from August to November), and it is generally excavated in autumn and winter. Available all year round in Hong Kong.
Storage Method：Sweet potatoes do not need to be refrigerated, but only need to be placed in a cool and ventilated place, preferably below 20 degrees Celsius. Refrigeration may dry out sweet potatoes. Store at room temperature for about a week. Boiled sweet potatoes should be stored in an ice tray. It should be washed before cooking to keep it fresh, and it should be put out of the pot immediately after cutting, because the oxidation of the air will cause the loss of vitamins.
#Should Be / Avoided：
Appropriate: People with weak spleen and stomach (only cooked food, because sweet potatoes are cold in nature), those with less qi and fatigue, and those with constipation.
Contraindications: Stomach ulcers and hyperacidity should be taken with caution. Sweet potatoes are high-starch vegetables, and those who are on blood sugar control should pay attention to the portion size. People with middle fullness (abdominal distention and fullness) should not eat too much, as they can stagnate gas. All epidemics, malaria dysentery, swelling, etc. are forbidden.
Availability: Not reported in the literature. Xiang Ke: Consuming it with persimmon may cause stomach discomfort, and in severe cases, it may cause stomach bleeding.
Cooking Skills：Cooking sweet potato leaves for too long will not only change the color, but also destroy the chlorophyll.
Sweet potato leaves cooking method
wash the sweet potato leaves and drain;
put the salted eggs and preserved eggs into boiling hot water and boil until cooked, let cool and cut into small pieces for later use;
cut the garlic into mince, put it into a heated easy-clean wok together with the oil and sauté until fragrant;
add sweet potato leaves and appropriate amount of water and bring to a boil, then add salted egg and preserved egg and stir fry until cooked;
add rice wine and salt to taste and serve.
Notes：To fry crispy sweet potato leaves, the wok must be hot enough.
Taking 300g of sweet potato leaves every day can supplement the iron and vitamins A, C, and E needed by the human body for a day.
Dish：Stir-fried sweet potato leaves with garlic, sweet potato leaves with soy sauce, sweet potato leaves with garlic, sweet potato leaves with sesame oil, sweet potato leaves with oyster sauce
Suggested Eating Method：
The cooking time of sweet potato leaves will not only change color, but also destroy chlorophyll.
For many people, sweet potato leaves can be said to be "the most difficult to deal with" vegetables. After each stir -fry, it will be soft and black. How do you stir the green sweet potato leaves outside?
Dry it after washing the sweet potato leaves;
Put the salted eggs and preserved eggs in the boiled hot water and cook it.
The garlic is cut into a Rong, and the fragrance is placed in the heated Yijie, together with the oil;
Add sweet potato leaves and an appropriate amount of water to cook, and finally stir -fry the salted eggs and preserved eggs until cooked;
Add rice wine and salt to season.
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🔅Precautions (English Version)：
☘️ Preserve vegetables
1. Leafy vegetables and softer vegetables, if packaged, should be placed in the cold box in the original package;
2. Organic Vegetables are more prone to spoilage if they have water droplets. Put the vegetables in a ventilated place to dry or wipe off the water vapor, then wrap the vegetables in slightly damp newspaper and put them in a plastic bag before refrigerating. ;
3. Organic vegetables do not use preservatives or special treatments. Vegetables are generally stored for three to five days. Some vegetables will decompose enzymes, so they should be eaten as soon as possible.
☘️ How to wash vegetables
1. Wash vegetables before cooking to keep them fresh;
2. It is not advisable to soak the vegetables for too long, and they should be washed first and then cut to avoid the loss of vitamins;
3. Washing vegetables with dilute salt water or Dish Drop can easily remove vegetable insects;
4. Cut vegetables with a stainless steel knife to reduce vitamin loss;
5. Vegetable leaves contain a lot of nutrients, so you should avoid shredding, chopping or grinding the leaves;
6. Immediately after cutting, to avoid the loss of vitamins due to air oxidation.