When it comes to sugar snap peas
, which are a popular snack item and a versatile ingredient, he observes that families are gravitating to larger-format packaging.
PREPARATION IS KEY Shona said: "Make crudites the evening before to take to work the next day in a plastic container - such as sugar snap peas
, carrots, peppers (red, green, yellow), celery, cucumber and courgette.
A hybrid cross between English peas and snow peas, sugar snap peas
were developed in the 1700s.
5 Add the red chilli, garlic, ginger, carrots, sugar snap peas
, red pepper and spring onions.
Use this to dress sugar snap peas
and sliced red onion.
salad mix About 3/4 cup Meyer Lemon Cream Salad Dressing (recipe opposite) 1 cup sugar snap peas
, thinly sliced on a diagonal 3/4 cup thinly sliced radishes 1/2 cup torn fresh mint leaves
Serves Four 1 pound fresh sugar snap peas
1 bunch radishes 1/2 cup fresh ricotta cheese [approximately equal to] fresh peppermint leaves [approximately equal to] salt [approximately equal to] freshly ground black pepper [approximately equal to] juice of 1 lemon [approximately equal to] olive oil to taste [approximately equal to] Aleppo pepper or red pepper flakes [approximately equal to] handful of edible flowers, such as pea blossoms or nasturtiums Process With a sharp knife, trim the tips of the sugar snap peas
on both ends, remove the strings if they bother you, and cut some in half lengthwise.
For the buckwheat crisp: 2 1/2 ounces buckwheat flour 3 1/2 ounces egg whites 1 3/4 ounces heavy cream 1 3/4 ounces butter, melted 1/4 ounce unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt Nonstick spray, for coating For the "embryo" salad: 4 hard cooked eggs, chilled 1 bunch chives, mince 2 stalks celery minced 2 ounces trout roe 2 ounces sugar snap peas
, shucked, peas reserved 1 small shallot minced 2 tablespoons mayonnaise Solt and pepper To serve: Clover sprouts For the buckwheat crisp: Heat convection oven to 300 degrees with high fan Put all ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk until well combined.
Why not try a packet of raw sugar snap peas
(zero Pro Points values), an orange (zero Pro Points), fruit cocktail in juice (zero Pro Points per small can with the juice drained), a box of raisins (two Pro Points per heaped tbsp), a banana (zero Pro Points), a slice of malt loaf (three Pro Points per 35g), three rice cakes (two Pro Points) and low–fat fruit yoghurt (three Pro Points per pot).
Serves 2 INGREDIENTS 5 spray(s) cooking spray, calorie controlled 1 medium spring onions, thinly sliced 150 g cauliflower, raw, broken into small florets 1 clove(s) garlic, crushed 1 tablespoons (grated) ginger, root 100 g mange-tout, or sugar snap peas
, halved 1/4 teaspoons (level) cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoons turmeric 1/2 teaspoons (level) chilli powder, mild or medium 200 g shellfish, king prawns, raw, thawed if frozen 10 individual tomatoes, cherry, halved 2 tablespoons coriander, fresh, chopped METHOD?
You can also eat the young pods whole, like you would sugar snap peas
Edamame, broad and fine green beans with crunchy sugar snap peas
in a soy, chilli and garlic dressing.