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Pumpkin Vines?

The Hungry Traveler | Oct 31, 2003 11:27 AM

There was a brief article in the NY Times this week about pumpkin vines grown by Hmong farmers. They sound delicious:

"The vines are favored throughout Africa, Asia, and Australia for their rich meaty texture and earthy sweetness — like broccoli rabe, minus the bite.
.She suggested stir-frying the vines with fish sauce, lemon grass and chilies. They are also delectable sautéed in olive oil with smashed garlic, pepper and coarse salt. " (follow link for full text)

They're sold at the Newton farmers' market, and the article mentions they're available in other Boston-area farmers' markets, but doesn't specify which ones. Has anyone seen them?


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