AllWayShop Nostoc Flagelliforme - Fat Choy 1 Oz (28.4 g) - 一路栈牌发菜 28.4 g
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- Fat choy (simplified Chinese: 发菜; traditional Chinese: 髮菜; is a terrestrial cyanobacterium (a type of photosynthetic bacteria) that is used as a vegetable in Chinese cuisine
- The last two syllables of this name in Cantonese sound the same as another Cantonese saying meaning "struck it rich" (though the second syllable, coi, has a different tone) -- this is found, for example, in the Cantonese saying, "Gung1 hei2 faat3 coi4" (恭喜發財, meaning "wishing you prosperity"), which is often proclaimed during Chinese New Year
- For that reason, this product is a popular ingredient in dishes used for the Chinese New Year
- Product of China
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