Mange tout (French for "eat everything" are edible podded peas, and are available in the UK at the same time as home-grown peas - from May to November.
- The pods should be smooth and shiny with the peas barely visible within the pods.
- Best used immediately. They should keep for a maximum of a day in the fridge. If you grow your own, don't pick them till you need them.
- Mange tout should freeze very well on a single sheet tray, before tipping them into a tub or freezer bag.
- Mange tout are gorgeous eaten raw, either whole or chopped into salads. If you want to use them in a hot meal, steam them briefly or add them at the very last minute to a stir fry.
More Mange Tout Information
The difference is that mange tout only need a few minutes' cooking (if you're going to cook them at all).
They are delicious and sweet when small, getting less sweet as they grow more mature.Mange Tout
Mange tout are also known as sugar snap peas or snow peas.
|Warm Mange Tout Salad|
|This recipe uses mange tout (snow peas) in a warm salad. Light cooking can bring out the sweetness of the mange tout and new-season carrots, and the radishes give things a little kick. This side dish takes literally a few minutes to throw together.|
- Minted Sugar Snap Peas (Mange Tout)
This delicious minty yoghurt dressing has the option of adding a lemony twist. It’s really refreshing and complements the flavour of the mange tout. And the great thing is it only takes a few minutes to prepare.
- Spring Pasta
Cooking spring / early summer vegetables lightly and serving them with pasta is a delicious way to enjoy the first signs of summer. This recipe is quick and easy and only uses one pan – always a bonus...
- Warm Mange Tout Salad
This recipe uses mange tout (snow peas) in a warm salad. Light cooking can bring out the sweetness of the mange tout and new-season carrots, and the radishes give things a little kick. This side dish takes literally a few minutes to throw together.
- Yellow Courgette And Mange Tout
Bring out the buttery flavour of these delicious spring and summer vegetables with this simple recipe.
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