Cooking note: As our current crop of Organic Split Green Peas cook to a firmer finish than most, we're also offering this alternative crop of non-organic Split Green Peas, which cook down to a softer texture.
Split Green Peas provide a rich colour and flavour to warming and hearty soups or dips.
Split peas generally don't need soaking and cook to a tender finish, generally retaining a little bite. The texture varies from crop to crop, soaking and cooking in hard water will always result in a longer cooking time and firmer texture.
To cook simply cover the peas with water or stock, bring to the boil then simmer for 30 to 45 minutes. Pre-soaking speeds up cooking but isn't essential. The peas will get softer and softer as they cook.
Cooking times for dried pulses will be longer at higher altitudes and when cooking with hard water or older pulses.
Adding bicarbonate of soda (approx 1tsp per litre water) during soaking and/or cooking will soften the pulses and reduce the cooking time.
Cooked pulses can be used immediately or frozen for later use.
Split Green Peas
|Typical values||Per 100g|
|of which saturates||0.4g|
|of which sugars||5.7g|
Suitable for vegans and vegetarians
|The flamingo has landed! We're excited to offer pink Flamingo peas from the very first UK harvest.|
These amazing pink Flamingo Peas are a new variety, named by you and first grown at scale in the UK in 2021.
These split peas have the intensely orange-pink cotyledon, that shows as a subtle through the translucent white skin of the whole Flamingo peas.
Split pink peas make superb hummus and can be substituted in recipes for other split peas or chana dal. We look forward to hearing how you've cooked them!View full product details
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Britain's original bean, the fava bean is delicious, nutritious and good for the soil. Our Organic Whole Fava Beans are perfect for spicy Egyptian ful medames, truly British baked beans, stews, curries, salads and more.
Our current crop of whole fava beans are the unusually small, round and wonderfully tender Maris Bead variety, bred over 50 years ago at the Plant Breeding Institute on Maris Lane near Cambridge. Whether they're cooked from dry or used canned, we think these are our best ever whole fava.
|These wonderfully wrinkly peas have a distinctively sweet and grassy flavour. Their especially high levels of resistant starch provide excellent nourishment for our gut flora.|
Wrinkled peas are mostly grown for freezing but if not harvested in time they go to waste. Not these ones!
Whole wrinkled peas are superb in stews and curries, with a distinctively sweet, grassy flavour.
We're still experimenting with ways of cooking these peas ourselves but they can be substituted in recipes for other whole peas, especially whole yellow or blue peas. We look forward to hearing how you've cooked them!
Grown at Great Glemham Farms in Suffolk's Alde Valley.View full product details