What is the difference between snow peas and regular peas?
Also to know is, are snow peas bad for you?
Why snow peas are good to eat Snow peas are a good source of vitamins B1, B2, B3, C and K (important for helping your blood to clot). They are an excellent source of dietary fibre and contain folate. Energy – 100 g of snow peas supplies 138 kJ.
Furthermore, how do you prepare snow peas? Before cooking or eating them, there are two things to do: rinse them in water, then grab or cut the tip of each snow pea and pull out the tough string that runs along its side. No matter how you cook them – boiling, steaming, stir-frying or blanching – snow peas need only one to three minutes.
In this manner, why are they called snow peas?
➢ Why are they called “snow” peas? Some say it's because they can appear white if the light reflects a certain way off their pods. But most say it's because the peas grow very early in the season and aren't deterred by frost or snow.
Can you substitute snap peas for snow peas?
Snow Peas are edible pea pods frequently used in Asian cooking. Snow peas can be steamed or used whole or sliced in stir-frys. Snow peas are flatter and much less sweet than a sugar snap pea.