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White Cabbage

Sawi or Petsai
Sawi putih
Tagalog (Filipino):
Phak kaet bai

White cabbage photo.
White cabbage
Monggo soup photo.
Monggo soup with pechay

This cabbage, called pechay in the Philippines, looks very much like chard. The stems are white and the leaves are a dark green. The flavor is fairly strong.

We treat pechay like chard in preparation and cooking. We clean it, chop up both stems and leaves, and steam or stir-fry. We often serve it with butter and/or vinegar. It can also be added to soups or stews.

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