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English citations of gailan

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  • Beverly Hong, Bingyao Zhu (1983) Situational Chinese[1], page 218: “gailan ⇒ broccoli, kale”
  • Ministry of Culture of Singapore (1984) Singapore 1984[2], page 95: “In the plant pest and disease control and management programme, the search continued for new insecticides to control the diamond-backed moth, a primary pest on brassica vegetables such as ‘caixin’ and ‘gailan’.”
  • Christopher Bates, Ling-li Bates (1994) Culture shock!: Taiwan[3] (reference), page 49 of 256: “...many different kinds of leafy vegetables, for example cabbage (baitsai, a k a bakchoy), heartless vegetable (kungsyin tsai), or Chinese broccoli (gailan).”
  • Kasey Wilson (1997) Vancouver best places: the most discriminating guide to Vancouver's restaurants, shops, hotels, nightlife, arts, sights, and outings[4], page 11 of 336: “... Chinese smoked pork with gailan, clams with black bean sauce...”
  • Trevor Hooper (1998) Asian Tapas and Wild Sushi: A Nibblers Delight of Fusion Cooking[5] (cooking), page 82 of 176: “Gailan is one of the better known chinese greens. It is sometimes called Chinese broccoli and is available at all Chinese markets.”
  • Andrea Quynhgiao Nguyen, Leigh Beisch, Bruce Cost (2006) Into the Vietnamese kitchen: treasured foodways, modern flavors[6] (cooking), pages 344: “If you have eaten Cantonese dim sum, you may recall how the ubiquitous plate of boiled gailan (Chinese broccoli) and oyster sauce harmonizes with and counters the richness of the other foods on parade.”
  • 2009, Terra Brockman, Deborah Madiso, The Seasons on Henry's Farm: A Year of Food and Life on a Sustainable Farm, page 52:
    1 pound gailan (Chinese broccoli)