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Can I use snap peas instead of snow peas?
Snow and sugar snap peas can easily be interchanged in many recipes and dishes, as their flavors are quite similar. The main difference in regard to flavor is their level of sweetness. Snow peas are a slightly tender — yet crisp — sweet pea.
Can you eat raw snap peas?
Eat sugar snap peas raw or gently boiled so they don't lose that wonderful crisp crunch – they're great in salads or stir-fries.
Are raw sugar snap peas poisonous?
Since they are members of the legume family, people often wonder, can you eat sweet peas? No! All sweet peas plants are toxic.
Do you eat the shell of snap peas?
Eat the whole pod.
Unlike with garden peas, the pods on sugar snap peas can be eaten. Don't worry about removing the round peas inside. The pods on sugar snap peas are crunchy and sweet.
Do you eat the shell on sugar snap peas?
A cross between snow peas and English (regular) peas, sugar snaps have a pod that contains small peas. The entire pea is edible, including the pod.
What are white spots on snow peas?
The small white spots are likely to be fungal and more than likely powdery mildew. Powdery mildew presents itself as a dusting of grey-white powder on foliage, and distortion or puckering of new leaves. The infection often begins on the underside of leaves.
Can you eat too many snap peas?
Snap peas are an excellent source of dietary fiber, but eating too much fiber can also cause stomach distress. In some cases, eating too much fiber can lead to gas, bloating, or abdominal pain.
What are sugar snap peas known as in USA?
Other Common Names. Garden pea, English pea, field pea. Chinese pea pod. Sugar snap pea.