Some articles on peas:
... Split peas (raw) Yellow split peas Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz) Energy 1,425 kJ (341 kcal) Carbohydrates 60 g - Sugars 8 g - Dietary fiber 26 g Fat 1 g Protein 25 g Thiamine (vit. 31%) Percentages are relative to US recommendations for adults In modern times peas are usually boiled or steamed, which breaks down the cell walls and makes the taste sweeter and the nutrients more ... By the 17th and 18th centuries, it had become popular to eat peas "green", that is, while they are immature and right after they are picked ...
Famous quotes containing the words peas and/or fresh:
“I am as comfortless as a pilgrim with peas in his shoesand as cold as Charity, Chastity or any other Virtue.”
—George Gordon Noel Byron (17881824)
“The thirsty earth soaks up the rain,
And drinks, and gapes for drink again.
The plants suck in the earth, and are
With constant drinking fresh and fair.”
—Abraham Cowley (16181667)