Consider The Eggplant – 1

Consider The Japanese Eggplant - 1
“According to FAO in 2010, production of eggplant is highly concentrated, with 90% of output coming from five countries. China is the top producer (58% of world output) and India is second (25%), followed by Egypt, Iran and Turkey. More than 4,000,000 acres (1,600,000 ha) are devoted to the cultivation of eggplant in the world.”


Consider The Okra – 1

Consider The Okra - 1
“Okra, known in many English-speaking countries as lady’s fingers, bhindi or gumbo, is a flowering plant in the mallow family. It is valued for its edible green seed pods. The geographical origin of okra is disputed, with supporters of South Asian, Ethiopian and West African origins. The plant is cultivated in tropical, subtropical and warm temperate regions around the world.”


Consider The Bok Choy – 2

Consider the Bok Choy - 2
Here is a bit more on “bok choy”

“Other than the ambiguous term “Chinese cabbage,” the most widely used name in North America for the chinensis variety is bok choy (from Cantonese, literally “white vegetable”; also spelled Pak choi, Bok choi, and Pak choy). In the UK, Australia, South Africa, and other Commonwealth Nations, the term Pak choi is used. Less commonly, the descriptive English names Chinese chard, Chinese mustard, celery mustard, and Spoon cabbage are also employed.”