The Ugly Vegetables

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THE UGLY
VEGETABLES
CHINESE VEGETABLES VOCABULARY - JUST FOR FUN
Kong Shin Tsay (kung shin zai)
A stem which is
hollow like a
tube
“Hollow heart
vegetable."
Shiann Tsay (shen zai)
A red-lined, redrimmed
vegetable.
JEOU TSAY (JOE ZAI)
Looks like blades
of grass.
TORNG HAU (TUNG HOW)
A vegetable
with flowers and
edible leaves.
SHEAU HWANG GUA (SHOW
HWANG GWA)
Long, thin, and
colored
vegetable with
bumps that look
like a cucumber.
SY GUA (SEE GWA)
Has a spongy
looking inside
and it tastes best
when fresh.
KUU GUA (COO GWA)
A brightly
colored, bumpy,
and bittersweet
vegetable,
"bitter melon."
FWO LOO FWO (FOO LOO FWO)
Pale yellow
gourds used for
decorations.
PICTURE REFERENCES
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http://www.yelp.com/biz_photos/loWrdNVRaHxJ4PKar5xqjg?select=BgWRWhXX5wuq71oh
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http://renestravels.wordpress.com/page/2/
http://teczcape.blogspot.com/2008/01/loofah-ridge-gourd-rich-god-or-fairy.html
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/facts/98-033.htm
http://saberpoint.blogspot.com/2011/10/gourds-holiday-photo.html

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