Carlin Peas are perfect for traditional parched peas or grey peas with bacon. They can also be used in place of chickpeas or dark green lentils. They're great in soups, stews, curries and salads, pairing well with roast vegetables.
Drain and rinse thoroughly. The peas are ready to use, hot or cold. Add to stews, curries, salads or use to make hummus. To heat, add to cooked dish and heat through for 1 to 2 minutes.
Store in a cool, dry place. Once opened, transfer contents to a non-metallic container, cover refrigerate and use with 2 days.
Carlin Peas, Water
|Typical values||Per 100g|
|of which saturates||0.2g|
|of which sugars||1.2g|
Grown in the Britain for at least 500 years, Black Badger Carlin Peas are also know as Maple Peas. In Lancashire they're traditionally served "parched" - boiled and roast or soaked in vinegar - on Bonfire Night. They're celebrated in parts of Yorkshire on Carlin Sunday, the fifth Sunday in Lent, and know as Grey Peas in the Black Country, where they're often served with bacon.
Carlin Peas are also popular with pigeons (and carp!) and occasionally known as Pigeon Peas but they're not to be confused with the entirely different tropical species Cajanus cajan, also popularly known as the Pigeon Pea.
Suitable for vegans and vegetarians
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