Glossary - Ingredients

Snow peas


In season between March and June. Of the legume family, snow peas are those eaten when both the pod and the peas inside are young and soft. Sugar snap peas also belong to this variety. Inside the pods are green peas. The green peas in snap peas tend to be larger than in snow peas. Both pods and peas of snap peas are edible. Young vines and shoots are called seedlings.



A rich source of vitamin C and carotenoids.

Connoisseur selection / storage

Select snow peas that are vivid green in color and have plump pods. Place these into vegetable storage bags or containers to prevent drying out and store in a refrigerator.

Cooking tips

These crunchy and delicately sweet legumes are great in stir-fries and sauce-dressed dishes. Lightly boil and enjoy the vibrant color they add to your cuisine.

Cooking Basics

Snow peas - removing stems and strings

Fold the stem over towards the straighter side of the snow pea and then pull this off along the length of this straighter side to remove the stem and string.

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