Ingredients: Bamboo Shoots
Edible sprouts with a mild flavor.
Native to Central and South China as well as Taiwan
Bamboo shoots spread throughout Asia and traveled the world along with various Asian cuisines.
Young bamboo shoots can be eaten but should be boiled first as bamboo shoots contain toxins.
Kew Science- Plants of the World online; www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:415998-1
The Oxford Companion to Food. 3rd ed., by Alan Davidson and edited by Tom Jaine (2014)