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Snow peas have pale green pods and contain petite, flattened peas. Pods are wide and flat, measuring approximately two to three inches in length. Both the peas and pod are edible and have a sweet pea flavor and tender yet crisp texture. The peas grow from flowers which can be white or purple, at this young stage both the leaves and flowers of the snow pea plant can be eaten as well.
Available year-round, the peak season for snow peas is spring through the early summer months.
The snow pea along with sugar and snap peas are part of a group of peas botanically known as Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon. Members of the Fabaceae family these peas are known for their tender edible seed pods. Botanically snow peas are a fruit but they are utilized today in the culinary world as a vegetable.
Snow peas offer protein, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, vitamin C and K, potassium, magnesium and iron. Snow peas are also higher in vitamin C than other types of peas.
Snow peas are an integral vegetable in oriental cuisine and used commonly in stir-fries, fried rice and noodle dishes. Their crunchy texture and fresh flavor will complement soups, curries and meats prepared in a rich sauce. Snow peas can also be used raw in salads and spring rolls or served on a crudité tray. A versatile pea it's flavor and texture marries well with shrimp, scallops, cashews, citrus, soy sauce, sesame, butter, delicate noodles and tofu. Because of their high sugar content care should be taken when cooking snow peas as they will brown quicker than other varieties of peas.
In France the snow pea is also known as, mange-tout, meaning "eat it all." In Mandarin they are known as ‘he lan do' or Holland pea. In China the pea shoots and flowers of the snow pea plant are considered a delicacy and known as Dow miu.
Native to the Mediterranean region snow peas were a popular variety of pea in Europe in the nineteenth century. From there they spread to China where they were quickly adopted as the preferred pea variety and to this day are a quintessential ingredient in Oriental cuisine. Snow peas thrive in cool climates and depending on variety can be trellised or grown as a trailing vine on the ground. Snow peas will be at their peak flavor and texture wise five to seven days after flowering and should be picked often to ensure plants keep producing.
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About 253 days ago, 7/26/19
American Ranch & Seafood Market
American Ranch & Seafood MarketNear Artesia, California, United States
19105 Pioneer Blvd Artesia CA 90701
About 287 days ago, 6/22/19
Albertson’s - Harbor BlvdNear Costa Mesa, California, United States
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About 288 days ago, 6/21/19
Magnolia Farmers Market
Mariposa FarmNear Seattle, Washington, United States
About 295 days ago, 6/15/19
Sharer's comments : Lovely and sweet, just remember they brown quickly so just a light sauté will do the trick ;)
Central market of Athens - Greece 🇬🇷
Central Markets & Fisheries Organization S.A. / Farmers MarketNear Athens, Attiki, Greece
Tzon Kennenti, Agios Ioannis Rentis
About 348 days ago, 4/23/19
Sharer's comments : Snow peas 😋
Poway Farmers Market
Rodney Kwano FarmsNear Poway, California, United States
4791 Claire Drive Oceanside CA 92057
About 351 days ago, 4/20/19
Hayward WI Farmers Market
Sunny Hill FarmsWisconsin, United States
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About 643 days ago, 7/02/18
Sharer's comments : Snow Peas spotted at Hayward WI Farmers Market .
Vista Farmers Market
Rodney Kwano FarmsNear Vista, California, United States
4791 Claire Drive, Oceanside 92057
About 708 days ago, 4/28/18
Sharer's comments : Snow Peas spotted at Vista Farmers Market. Flavorful