napa cabbage

noun, often capitalized N
\ ˈna-pə- How to pronounce napa cabbage (audio) \

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Ten large aluminum bowls filled with napa cabbages flecked with red pepper rest on my grandmother’s kitchen floor. Lauren Kim, The Mercury News, "How kimchi expresses my grandma’s love," 21 June 2019 Every other week, or whenever her grandchildren ask for more, Bok Soon visits the local Korean market and restocks her kitchen with fresh scallions, red chili peppers, Korean radish, minced garlic and, of course, napa cabbage. Lauren Kim, The Mercury News, "How kimchi expresses my grandma’s love," 21 June 2019 La Chinita Poblana's top-seller was a yellow curry blackened tilapia taco with chipotle lime mayo and napa cabbage slaw in ginger dressing. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Here are all the new restaurants coming to Bottleworks District on Mass Ave.," 12 Aug. 2017 At lunch, fish tacos made with fried black cod ($19 for three) were garnished with dollops of avocado puree and quick-pickled napa cabbage that dripped liquid onto the plate. Soleil Ho,, "The Vault, San Francisco’s new Financial District blockbuster, comes up empty," 13 June 2019 Do not overlook the shrimp and pork dumplings, swimming with napa cabbage and bits of guanciale in a pork-rich broth. Phil Vettel,, "Review: Anticipation for Pacific Standard Time pays off with wood-fired excellence," 15 June 2018 Creamy sprouted almonds made their debut on the Mission Chinese menu as part of a dish of napa cabbage steamed in chamomile and masala milk. Rachel Sugar, Bon Appetit, "A Spring Fish Recipe With a Healing Herb," 8 May 2017

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First Known Use of napa cabbage

1979, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for napa cabbage

perhaps from Japanese dialect nappa greens

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