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SPICE CHASM :: Vegetable : Nopale / 墨西哥仙人掌

Nopale - Opuntia sp.

Nopale

Opuntia sp.

Fresh ~ 1kg ~ Bagged ~ $250nt


DESCRIPTION:

Nopale is a vegetable used in Mexico and has a quite distinctive texture. Nopales are from a few species of cactus which grow large flat pads. Spines are removed and prepared for cooking. If one likes the slimy texture of okra, this is a vegetable you might like. Think of them as a big plant steak.

BOTANICAL NAME:

Opuntia sp.

FAMILY: Cactaceae

INGREDIENTS:

Nopale pad

CUISINE TYPES:

Mexican: Vegetable

FLAVOR:

Slimy, similar to okra in texture.

AVAILABILITY:

Year round

PRODUCTION STYLE:

Grown on a polyculture farm without spray. Hand harvested and machine dried.

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:

Taiwan, Taidong.

EST. SHELF LIFE:

1-8 Weeks

RELATED INFO:

SHIPPING METHODS:

Taiwan Shipping: 1-3 Day Postal Service, Black Cat and 7-11. Next day refrigerated and frozen delivery available door-to-door or to 7-11.

International Shipping Options: Postal Service (1-3 week air mail), EMS, Courier (DHL & FedEx), Air Freight (wholesale). Fresh produce unavailable outside of Taiwan.

Please see our Ordering Information Page for more information.

PACKAGING TYPES:

Package Options

Net Weight

Gross Weight

Volume

Dimensions

Bag / Wrapped: 1kg

1,050g ±

1,070g ±

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