Kitchen Garden: A touch of China in the inner north

By Susan Parsons
Updated May 22 2019 - 6:42am, first published 12:00am

In November 2014 we first met Linda (Ling) Chen in her O'Connor garden and discovered new edible Chinese plants. Our host cooked a small feast of dishes so we could taste asparagus lettuce or celtuce (known as wosun in southern China) and edible Chinese garland chrysanthemums, the tips of which are used in soups or salads as choy suy greens (shungiku).

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