Angled Luffa (絲瓜/勝瓜) - Organic
Hong Kong

  • $48


Sold in packs of ~600g / 1.3 lbs

100% Organic!

Angled Luffa (also known as Chinese Okra or Silk Squash) is dark green with ridges that run through its length, with taste and texture resembling succulent zucchini, but spongy on the inside. It can be steamed or simmered, retaining its juiciness and delicate flavor while soaking up the broth or sauce its cooked with!

Seasonality

Seasonal all-year round

Pairings
These Angled Luffa are best paired with:

Health Benefits

  • Prevents Eye Ailments: Angled Luffa contain plenty of vitamin A which helps prevent macular degeneration. Studies by the National Eye Institute also show that Vitamin A eye drops are effective treatment for dry eyes!
  • Cardiovascular Benefits: The Vitamin B5 present in Angled Luffa helps reduce the bad cholesterol as well as triglycerides in your body, which in turn reduces your chances of cardiovascular disease
Nutritional Values (% of your Daily Value*)
*Daily Value of your nutritional needs, per 100g serving, assuming a caloric intake of 2,000 calories per day. More info here. Sourced from the USDA National Nutrient Database.
Health Benefits are based on empirical research as cited above, but this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.