Wombok in Australia, Napa cabbage in the US, Chinese cabbage the world over! A member of the brassica family that’s popular in Asian style cuisines the leaves are lighter, more delicate and less waxy than the average cabbage with a crisp, mild and slightly sweet flavour eaten both raw and cooked.
I love this cabbage, it stores well, is versatile and I find that it is a little easier for people to digest than some other cabbages. Mint is a culinary herb with medicinal properties. Mint is stimulating, aids digestion and has anti-inflammatory nutrient properties.
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Wombok Cabbage and Mint Salad
FINELY slice Chinese | Napa | Wombok cabbage. You can use a food processor if you are doing a large batch
DESTEM MINT by pulling the leaves off the stem and tear leaves into smaller pieces or leave whole.
MIX cabbage and mint.
STORE in a covered glass container in the fridge.
Low FODMAP and IBS limit to 1 cup per serving to start with and see how your body feels.