This spring vegetable has a sweet and delicate taste. Both snap peas and English peas are rich in folic acid, vitamin A, and vitamin C.
When buying peas, look for fresh stems. They will keep in the refrigerator for a few days. Do not leave them at room temperature.
A smattering of sweet peas and a good measure of rock shrimp turn a humble bowl of pearl barley into a serious risotto.
A combination of ginger, soy sauce, and sesame oil creates a flavor that's reminiscent of teriyaki sauce but more delicious and nuanced.
Stir-frying relies on intense heat to sear proteins and cook vegetables quickly. In this dish, the combination of pungent and earthy chard, sugar snap peas, garlic, and sweet ginger requires hardly any sauce; just heat and a squeeze of citrus pull it all together.