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Malabar Spinach Fresh leaves

Malabar spinach, also called Basella alba or vine spinach, is a leafy green vegetable widely enjoyed in tropical regions worldwide. It has a tender and chewy texture, combined with a mild and slightly sweet taste, making it a versatile ingredient for many dishes. Some compare its flavor to that of Swiss chard, while others describe it as having hints of citrus or sorrel.

We take pride in providing organic produce that is free from harmful chemicals, herbicides, or pesticides. Our produce is carefully hand-picked and packed on the same day of delivery to ensure optimal freshness, flavor, and nutritional value.

🫕 Uses

Malabar spinach can be used in a variety of dishes, both raw and cooked. It can be added to salads, soups, stews, stir-fries, and curries. The leaves can also be used as a wrap or a stuffing for other ingredients. In some cultures, the young leaves and stems are pickled and used as a condiment.

🧾 Nutritional info

Malabar spinach is not only a delicious vegetable but also a highly nutritious one, is rich in vitamins and minerals, particularly vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, and iron, folate, and manganese. It also contains B vitamins – which makes it a pretty healthy and nutritious veggie to eat!

It is also a good source of fiber and antioxidants. Additionally, it contains certain plant compounds that may have anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties.

❄️ How to store

It should be stored in the refrigerator to preserve its freshness

📓 Malabar spinach stir fry Recipe:
🧂Ingredients
  • 1 bunch Malabar spinach (2-3 oz)
  • 1 inch ginger (sliced)
  • 1 Tbsp. cooking oil (your choice)
  • Salt (as desired)
🥄 Instructions
  1. Rinse the Malabar spinach thoroughly and pat it dry. Remove the leaves from the stems and discard the stems. Cut the leaves into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Heat the cooking oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the sliced ginger and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add the Malabar spinach to the pan and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until it is wilted and tender.
  4. Season with salt to taste and continue to stir-fry for another minute.
  5. Remove from heat and transfer to a serving dish.

Your Malabar spinach stir fry is now ready to enjoy as a delicious and healthy side dish or a simple meal. You can serve it alongside rice or noodles or pair it with your favorite protein source for a well-rounded meal. Enjoy!

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Our farm's production areas, species selection, and crop rotations will be based on the demand we receive, therefore, we're only accepting a handful of customers at a time. So, jump on our waitlist now to be one of the lucky ones to sample our fresh, organic, zero-mile, and downright delicious produce.

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Welcome to our farm shop! 🥳

We're thrilled to offer our community the opportunity to enjoy our organic greens, fruits, vegetables, and other farm products delivered straight to your dock.

Our farm's production areas, species selection, and crop rotations will be based on the demand we receive, therefore, we're only accepting a handful of customers at a time. So, jump on our waitlist now to be one of the lucky ones to sample our fresh, organic, zero-mile, and downright delicious produce.

We will be adding new customers on a first come basis, prioritizing proximity to our farm (aka: our closest neighbors first 😀). Don't miss out on this chance to support your local farm and enjoy the tastiest and most nutritious organic produce around, and be part of our growing farm family.

Join the waitlist now and we'll let you know when you are first in line.

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Here are a few things to consider before you book your stay with us:

  • We are located in a rugged area, surrounded by rainforest and by the sea. Our farm is not ideal for very young children. If you wish to come with young children, they must be supervised by an adult at all times.

  • If you have any dietary restrictions, food allergies, or special diets please let us know below to make sure we can accommodate your needs.

  • We are located on Isla Solarte, on this island, there are no stores, bars, restaurants, or shops. If you need anything special during your stay be sure to bring it with you.

  • We recommend you bring: a headlight, bug repellent, and a good book in case of rain :-)

  • Some of the trails can get muddy during rainy days, we recommend you bring hiking shoes or boots if you want to walk on the trails and around the farm.

  • If you would like to enjoy the night scene, keep in mind we may not be a good fit due to our secluded location. Most bars and restaurants are located on the main island.

  • After booking we'll contact you to help you arrange transport to and from our place.

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  • Check-out: before 11am

  • We cannot accommodate early check-in or late check-outs.

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