Sugar snaps are a cross between the garden pea and mangetout. The exact origin in unknown, but is likely from Asia. The edible pods are plump and have a crunchy texture. Pods of sugar snaps actually snap when the pods are broken. The taste of sugar snaps is sweeter than garden peas. In fact sugar snaps have the sweetest taste of all peas.
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Sugar naps are available from Kenya, Guatemala, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Egypt and Peru.
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The taste of sugar snaps is sweeter than garden peas. In fact sugar snaps have the sweetest taste of all peas.View Sugar snaps
EAT ME Sugar snaps - Snack pack
New in our assortment, the sugar snap snack pack. The EAT ME snack pack contains 150 grams of fresh and washed sugar snaps, Ready-to-Eat. The sugar snaps are crispy and have a delicate sweet taste. This delicious vegetable snack is not only healthy but also really handy.View EAT ME Sugar snaps - Snack pack
Cut off the stem end of each pod. Then wash the pod. From here, either consume the peas raw or further prepare them. Sugar snaps can be boiled, steamed, or stir-fried. Whichever method is preferred, keep cooking time short, to maintain its crunchiness.Consumption
Sugar snaps are eaten with its pod. Raw peas are delicious and sweet, but the peas are even sweeter when cooked. Sugar snaps can be boiled, steamed or stir-fried. They also taste great in stews and salads.When to eat
Sugar snaps are at their best when they are crunchy, tender and plump. Fresh sugar snaps can best be stored in the refrigerator and consumed within one week.
Did you know?
- Peas have been used in the dry form since ancient times, and archaeologists found them in Egyptian tombs. It was not until the sixteenth century that more tender varieties were developed and eaten fresh.
- Sugar snaps are the most sweetest peas.
- Sugar snaps are a very healthy snack and therefore can be eaten raw, out of the hand.
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