Ok, who has heard of Asparagus peas?
Well I certainly hadn't, but when I was choosing veg seed to plant this year, I wanted to stuff that I couldn't get easily in the shops, things like golden beetroots, purple carrots, berlotti beans
and then I found these funny looking peas the texture of a bean with
the subtle flavour of asparagus and easy to grow.
Sold to the women in a lot of blue!
And they are easy to grow, the deep dark red pea flowers
mature into the strangest shape pea/bean I have ever seen
We steamed them last week with the green beans, but it was for too long and they were soggy but asparagusy!
So today they are going in a pork stir fry
Sorry about the steam!
Delicious, but have gone too far the other way, they need cooking a little bit longer next time, well it is all a bit learning curve isn't it?