Broccolini, a cross between broccoli and Chinese gai lan could overtake kale as the go-to trendy vegetable. Photo: Shutterstock Broccolini, a cross between broccoli and Chinese gai lan could overtake kale as the go-to trendy vegetable. Photo: Shutterstock
Broccolini, a cross between broccoli and Chinese gai lan could overtake kale as the go-to trendy vegetable. Photo: Shutterstock
Andrew Sun
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Mouthing Off by Andrew Sun

Green vegetable trends: broccolini may be the new kale, and look out for kalettes and caulilini next

  • Kale is celebrated as a superfood and has been a trendy must-have for a number of years
  • But there is a new contender: broccolini, a Chinese broccoli hybrid, is all the rage

Broccolini, a cross between broccoli and Chinese gai lan could overtake kale as the go-to trendy vegetable. Photo: Shutterstock Broccolini, a cross between broccoli and Chinese gai lan could overtake kale as the go-to trendy vegetable. Photo: Shutterstock
Broccolini, a cross between broccoli and Chinese gai lan could overtake kale as the go-to trendy vegetable. Photo: Shutterstock
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Andrew Sun

Andrew Sun

Andrew Sun has dabbled in many shades of the media spectrum for 25 years, from college radio, TV, print and online columnist to starting film festivals, managing music labels and authoring food books. Someday he will figure what he wants to be when he grows up.