Snow peas can be eaten raw, while the cooking process will cause them to become sweeter!
Also Known as: Mangetout, Chinese sugar peas, edible-podded peas.
The snow pea (Pisum sativum var. saccharatum) is a legume, more specifically a variety of pea eaten whole in its pod while still unripe. The name mangetout (French for "eat all") can apply both to snow peas and to snap peas. It is speculated that the name comes from the whitish tint reflected from the pods. It also may come because of their tendency to grow at the end of winter, just before the last spring freeze. They can be covered with snow, hence the name; during these times, but still keeps growing well. The pods of snow peas are flat and thin with the bulge of the tiny seed barely visible at prime eating stage. The bright green pods should be turgid and crisp. They contain five to seven seeds and reach a length of two to three inches. The pods of sugar snaps are plump like regular English peas but are sweet and tender, thus eaten whole without being shelled, eaten raw or cooked. The vigorous growing vine is a legume.
Forks come in two shapes: the long-pronged fork is pretty useless for carving purposes; the other main style, which has a handle with a long metal stem ending in a curved short prong, is my preference, for the upturned prongs will hold down whatever joint you are carving and the prongs can skewer the centre of a chicken or partridge without the slightest difficulty.
Instead of buying foods that come in extensive packaging (most of which is petroleum-based plastics) look for unpackaged or minimally packaged foods, experiment with bringing your own containers and buying in bulk, or pick brands that use bio-based plastic packing. And of course try and recycle or reuse any packaging you end up with.
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