Posts made in July 22nd, 2011

Peas Louise

Posted by on Jul 22, 2011 in Food & Drink, Home & Garden | 1 comment

The only peas I knew as a child were those that came from a tin (Batchelors wonderful peas!).     It wasn’t until age of twelve when I visited my English cousins that I discovered the delights of picking fresh pea pods and popping those little green gems straight in your mouth.     Now I grow peas on my allotment every year, but the excitement of picking and shelling the first peas of the year never loses its thrill.     Apart from eating them raw, like sweets, my favourite way to eat them is cooked with olive oil, mint and onions as recommended by Nigel Slater...

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