Helena Barlow kindly gave us this recipe for traditional Greek fava, it's made with our Flamingo Peas instead of the more usual split yellow peas or grass peas and they give it a sweetness, a beautiful warm colour and a creamy texture.
This deliciously spicy recipe is from Tom Hunt's book Eating for People, Pleasure & Planet
, an inspiring exploration into the question of what sustainable food really is and a manifesto for how to achieve it while eating healthier and better tasting food.
Traditional Spanish paella is usually cooked with fish or meat but The Cook & Him
have given it a vegan twist, incorporating British pulses and grains. Absolutely packed with veggies, protein and flavour, this recipe is a one-pot wonder.
This inventive pie from Jenny Chandler uses mushy peas
as the heart of a comforting winter pie that makes a meal in itself or imposing side dish.
Spice up your Classic Mushy Peas
with Jenny's Chandler quick but delicious recipe to add a little Moorish pizzazz to good old British marrowfat peas.
Best known as an accompaniment to fish and chips, mushy peas have much more to offer. Here's Jenny Chandler's recipe for simple but sublime classic mushy marrowfat peas, with a solution to achieving a rich green colour without food colouring, and suggestions for mouth-watering ways to serve them.
These fantastic falafels are deliciously fresh, light and spicy, combining crunchy carrot with creamy Quinoa Flakes
and nutty Carlin Peas
. We love Fava Bean Falafel
but can't fault these for a change. This recipe was created by Niki of food blog Rebel Recipes
, who we met at the Soil Association BOOM Awards, where she carried off the award for best food blog - well deserved!
Perfect for winter evenings, this delicious seasonal recipe makes use of squash and Hodmedod’s canned Red Haricot Beans
and Carlin Peas
. Developed by Carol Kearns, who not only creates the lovely illustrations for our packaging but also publishes recipes on her blog The Art of Baking
it’s easy to make and wonderfully warming.
When we discovered food writer Aine Carlin we couldn't resist sending her some of our carlin peas
. She was delighted to find she shared her name with a pea (after all, her blog is called PeaSoup
!) and quickly put our gift to good use
Sue, who looks after our bookkeeping, is a great baker - in fact she teaches bread making all over Norfolk and Suffolk at her Bread Workshops
. Naturally we were delighted when she brought in some of these delicious Carlin pea
(or black badgers, brown badgers, grey peas, maple peas, black peas...) make a great substitute for Puy lentils or chickpeas in salads, stews, curries and dips
, but traditionally they're eaten 'parched' - particularly in the north of England and especially on Bonfire Night.
For Lindsey Dickson of The Eating Tree
our marrowfat peas
evoke memories of her feisty Yorkshire Grandmother. Here Lindsey uses them to make tasty spinach and pea cakes - perfect for a light lunch.