Growing different varieties of vegetables that appeal to people from diverse ethnic backgrounds is a growing trend in my neck of the woods. I love it because it opens my palate to some fun, new flavors.
They can be eaten boiled, fried, stewed or used fresh in salads. You grow them the same as regular old cucumbers. If you are interested, you can buy seeds from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds, D. Landreth Seed Company and Johnny’s Selected Seeds.