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The database behind this site was the loving creation of Suzy Oakes, who sadly passed away on 31st July 2011. She will be greatly missed.
A cookbook, featuring Suzy's favourite recipies is now available. People who are interested should contact Mun Flint on firstname.lastname@example.org. Currently, the cost is £12.50 plus postage and packing. All proceeds go to the Suzy Oakes Trust for Mill Road.
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Description: Chinese water spinach. Chinese water spinach is similar to spinach, but quite crunchy, and cooked in the same way.
|Water spinach with thanks to Cho Mee on Mill Road in Cambridge||
Latin: Ipomoea aquatica/Ipomoea reptans
Ethnicity: Indian Subcontinent
Most frequent country: Bangladesh, India
Most frequent region: West Bengal
Better known as: swamp cabbage, water convolvulus
Also known as: kalmua, kangkung, karmi, katha sag, patua sag, swamp cabbage
See places: Bengali Food and Cuisine