A member of the Chinese cabbage family, but it is smaller and has broader leaves, which along with the stalks, are a pale green color. This bok choy is 10 inches or less in length and has six or seven leaves with a sizeable flowery look. Its taste is similar to spinach or Swiss chard, and it can be eaten raw as single stalks or combined with other dishes such as stir-fries and soups. Also known as "Shanghai bok choy." Baby bok choy is available throughout the year. When selecting, look for firm stalks with crisp, fresh leaves.