marrowfat pea


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mar·row·fat pea

 (măr′ō-făt′)
n.
1. A plant of any of several cultivars of pea that produce large seeds.
2. A seed of one of these plants.
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Noun1.marrowfat pea - a variety of large pea that is commonly processed and sold in cansmarrowfat pea - a variety of large pea that is commonly processed and sold in cans
pea - seed of a pea plant used for food
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This paper reports the results of a QTL mapping study of yield, yield components, and developmental traits in a population derived from a cross between two adapted field pea genotypes, the marrowfat pea cultivar Primo and the blue pea breeding line OSU442-15.
Not surprised, really, considering the wee man's napper is only marginally bigger than a marrowfat pea.
Raised by deaf parents in a cellar in Rastrick he was reared on 'potted nanny', 'marrowfat pea muffs' and 'corporation pop' and in fear of the Brook Street Gang - who pushed drinking straws up frog's bums to inflate them like balloons.
With his two sons, Walter and Vincent, they worked to build up the family business selling many things from relishes, jams and pickles to marrowfat peas and baking powder.
A hard-core of farmers take advantage of pulses' nitrogen-fixing qualities to use them as a natural fertiliser in crop rotation, while a coterie pride themselves on growing traditional UK varieties, such as the marrowfat peas used in mushy peas.
CRISPY CRUMB COD WITH PEAS AND MASH (serves 4) INGREDIENTS 1 x 300g can Batchelors marrowfat peas 600g frozen or ready prepared mashed potato 4 x 150g cod fillets 2 large tomatoes, sliced 100g mature cheddar cheese, grated 4 tbsp dried breadcrumbs Salt and freshly ground black pepper Fresh parsley, to garnish METHOD 1.
BATCHELORS SALMON AND PEA FISHCAKES Ingredients 1 x 213g can Princes Red Salmon 200g peeled potatoes, cooked and mashed 85g Batchelors marrowfat peas 1/2 lemon, rind and juice 1 tbsp parsley, chopped optional Sea salt and cracked black pepper 1 tbsp plain flour 1 small egg 3 slices white bread (2-3 days old is best), made into breadcrumbs 4 tbsp Crisp 'n Dry oil Method Drain the red salmon and remove any small bones and black skin.
Caption in here BATCHELORS SALMON AND PEA FISHCAKES Ingredients 1 x 213g can Princes Red Salmon 200g peeled potatoes, cooked and mashed 85g Batchelors marrowfat peas 1/2 lemon, rind and juice 1 tbsp parsley, chopped optional Sea salt and cracked black pepper 1 tbsp plain flour 1 small egg 3 slices white bread (2-3 days old is best), made into breadcrumbs 4 tbsp Crisp 'n Dry oil Method Drain the red salmon and remove any small bones and black skin.
This thick, green sauce is made with marrowfat peas.
Today, the UK is one the world's leading producers and exporters of faba beans and marrowfat peas, as well as the world's biggest importers of white beans which are manufactured into iconic Baked Beans in tomato sauce.
I wrote down all sorts of fatuous comments - succulent, moist, fresh - it was indescribably good, with marrowfat peas, some whole, others mushed into a gorgeous minty mess, with Stokes's ketchup on the side, tasting of real Italian tomatoes.
A For authentic ones use dried marrowfat peas. I like mine finished with butter, salt and vinegar.