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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 cruditĆ© 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 āhe 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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|Hotel La Jolla & CUSP||La Jolla CA||858-459-0261|
|Cal A Vie||Vista CA||760-945-2055|
|InterContinental Banquet Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-501-9400|
|Town & Country Cold Prep||San Diego CA||619-291-7131|
|Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-759-6063|
|Brigantine La Mesa||La Mesa CA||619-465-1935|
|Crown Point Catering||San Diego CA||619-223-1211|
|The Wild Thyme Company||San Diego CA||858-527-0226|
|Glenbrook Health Center||Carlsbad CA||760-704-1000|
|Dynamic Nutrition||San Diego CA||619-296-3172|
|Culinary Concepts||San Diego CA||858-530-1885|
|La Costa Resort & Spa Main Kitchen||Carlsbad CA||760-930-7063|
|Coast Catering||Escondido CA||619-295-3173|
|Snake Oil Cocktail Company LLC||San Diego CA||858-754-9173|
|Paradise Point Resort Tidal||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Herb & Wood||San Diego CA||619-955-8495|
|La Verduleria de Tijuana S. de R.L de C.V||Tijuana||664-103-6262|
|The Roxy Encinitas||Encinitas CA||760-230-2899|
|PFC Fitness Camp||Carlsbad CA||888-488-8936|
|Sheraton Carlsbad (20/20)||Carlsbad CA||760-827-2400|
|Zel's Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-755-0076|
|Handlery Hotel & Resort||San Diego CA||619-298-0511|
|Marriott Del Mar||San Diego CA||858-369-6029|
|Farmers Bottega||San Diego CA||619-458-9929|
|Monteferante Foods||Vista CA||310-740-0194|
|Dija Mara||Oceanside CA||760-231-5376|
|US Grant Hotel Grill||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|La Costa Glen North||Carlsbad CA||760-704-1436|
|Word of Mouth Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-705-3752|
|Pacific Regent La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-597-8008|
|Ranch Catering||San Diego CA||858-491-9100|
|Fishery||San Diego CA||858-272-9985|
|The Farm Golf Club||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-756-5585|
|Red Tail Catering||San Marcos CA||858-605-8219|
|Sorority Cuisine - Kappa Alpha Theta||San Diego CA||619-339-1924|
|Georges at the Cove||San Diego CA||858-454-4244|
|Landon's Gourmet Kitchen||San Marcos CA||858-449-9944|
|San Diego Culinary Institute Inc.||La Mesa CA||619-644-2100|
|US Grant Hotel Main||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|Town & Country Banquet||San Diego CA||8002219730|
|UCSD La Jolla / Ornish Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-657-6473|
|Solterra Winery + Kitchen||Encinitas CA||760-230-2970|
|Animae||San Diego CA||619-925-7908|
|JRDN Restaurant||San Diego CA||858-270-5736|
|La Jolla Country Club||San Diego CA||858-454-9601|
|Pamplemousse Grill||Solana Beach CA||858-792-9090|
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|Mr A's||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
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Near Pacific Grove, California, United States
About 52 days ago, 7/26/19
American Ranch & Seafood Market
American Ranch & Seafood MarketNear Artesia, California, United States
19105 Pioneer Blvd Artesia CA 90701
About 86 days ago, 6/22/19
About 87 days ago, 6/21/19
Magnolia Farmers Market
Mariposa FarmNear Seattle, Washington, United States
About 93 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 146 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 149 days ago, 4/20/19
Hayward WI Farmers Market
Sunny Hill FarmsWisconsin, United States
, Bruce 54895
About 441 days ago, 7/02/18
Sharer's comments : Snow Peas spotted at Hayward WI Farmers Market .
Vista Farmers Market
About 506 days ago, 4/28/18
Sharer's comments : Snow Peas spotted at Vista Farmers Market. Flavorful
Real Food Market & Deli Near Helena, Montana, United States
About 580 days ago, 2/13/18
Marketplace Foods Wisconsin, United States
About 643 days ago, 12/12/17
Sharer's comments : Snow Peas spotted at Marketplace Foods. Very sweet.