guǒ zhēn lǐ nài, cài zhòng jiè jiāng
果 (fruit) 珍 (precious) 李 (plum) 柰 (crab- apple),
The most precious of the fruits are the plums or peaches and apples. I do not know why crab apples are so important to the Chinese except they can be used as sour condiment, can anyone enlighten me?
菜 (vegetables) 重 (important) 芥 (mustard) 姜 (ginger)
The most valuable of the vegetables are the mustard greens and gingers. They are not only valued as food but also for their medicinal values. The mustard is believed to be good for the eyes and the ginger reduces the gas in the body system.