Snow peas, or long and flat peas, are full of benefits especially in the change of season. Learn to cook them and get your fill of energy and health!
The snow peas, also known as "mangetout” or " Taccole“are very special food. They are called "Mangia Tutto" precisely because they are eaten whole, that is, including the skin which, in snow peas, is really very thin. This characteristic kidney pea is a food rich in fibre, precious for health in general, indicated in particular for those with intestinal problems.
At the level of seasonality, the snow peas are typically a food primavera and. The platters, in fact, are harvested between April and June: these are therefore the months suitable for buying this very versatile vegetable in the kitchen: the ways to cook it, in fact, are countless.
A single precaution: when buying snow peas it is good to check that they are intact and firm and do not have yellow parts.
Cooking Snow peas is very easy, as is cleaning them. To clean the snow peas, in fact, it is sufficient to remove the two ends and, if necessary, remove the fibrous thread that runs along with the whole pod.
Consuming snow peas is a great way to deal with the change of season and intestinal irregularities in a natural way. However, to preserve all the qualities of the snow peas it is important to cook them quickly in a little salted water and then flavour them in the way you prefer.