Napa is a variety of large Chinese cabbage with both tender leaves and stalks. They have a mild and sweet flavor that is great both raw and cooked. Napa cabbage is one of the most used vegetables in Asian cuisine and is traditionally a symbol of wealth and prosperity. This is the cabbage of choice for many dishes such as kimchi, gyoza, and pork stir-fry.
Uses: Slice the off the hard stem at the base of the cabbage and peel the leaves off. Slice napa cabbage for use in cooking or as a mix-in for ground meat. Use the tender center leaves raw as wraps for seafood or grilled meats.