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Mange Tout (snow peas)

Description

The mange tout is also now as snow pea.  The pod, which is edible, contains small flat peas inside.   It has a slightly sweet flavor and is relatively crisp.

How to eat?

It is good for stir-fries, soups, steamed or blanched as a side dish.

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Sugar Snap Peas

Description

The sugar snap pea is a cross between the green peas and mangetout (snowpeas).  The edible pods are firm and crisp, and contain little sweet peas inside.  It has the sweetest taste of all peas.

How to eat?

It can be eaten in salads, stir-fries, steamed or lightly cooked as side dish. You can also enjoy as a snack along with a dipping sauce, because of its sweet flavor and crisp texture.

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Haricots Verts (french beans)

Description

The haricots verts or French beans are a special variety of beans which are preferred for their thin and almost stringless nature.   They are tenderer and slightly thinner than the regular green beans.

How to eat?

It can be steamed or blanched to highlight its green color.  It goes well with butter and herbs, in salads or as a side dish.

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Blackberries

Description

Blackberries belong to the Berries family and have a high antioxidant content that benefits health.  In fact blackberries consist of various individual tiny fruits with a seed inside, all clustered around an edible core.  They are juicy and with a sweet and sour flavor.

How to eat?

Blackberries are usually eaten raw, but they are also cooked or drunk as juice.  For their sweet and juicy nature it is popular for salads, yogurt, marmalades and as pie and cake filling.

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