Tag: English peas

Pasta Piselli: Fresh English Peas, Spring Onions, Pancetta and Pasta

Pasta Piselli: Fresh English Peas, Spring Onions, Pancetta and Pasta

Pasta Piselli is one of those dishes for us. A dish made with peas, tomatoes, herbs and onions, it is simple and forthright. There is nothing showy about this dish, yet made with fresh spring onions and just-shelled English peas, I find that it has an innate elegance that makes it perfect not only for a family meal but as something I would be proud to serve to guests.

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Fresh Spring Pea Soup

Fresh Spring Pea Soup

There are a lot of great recipes for peas, but one of my favorites is Fresh Spring Pea Soup. Cooked with caramelized onions, plus a hint of basil and mint, the peas sweet earthy flavors really burst through; plus the soup’s vivid green color is quite pretty.

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Peas and Long Life

Peas and Long Life

| May 31, 2007 | 2 Comments

California produce has slain yet another one of my Hate Foods. There were quite a few groups things I refused to eat as a kid and peas were definitely one of them. I hated the mushy, tasteless, mean little things. If I piled enough butter and salt on them, I could just swallow them down […]

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