Orach? What the heck is Orach? Well, we are glad you asked. Orach (Atriplex hortensis) is know by many other names, mountain spinach, wild spinach, french spinach to name a few. It all boils down to one thing. ORACH is wonderful and very good for you. Oh and yes, it is very much like spinach. Use it like you would spinach in salads, cooked, wilted etc.