Inventory, 10 lbs : 1.62
This item was last sold on : 01/19/17
Pea vines are the thread, leaflet and blossom of the snow pea, snap pea or sweet pea plant. Their flavor is grassy sweet and nearly identical to the flavor as the typically harvested part of the plant's foliage, the pea pods. They are commonly overlooked and underused as a culinary commodity, but their sweet unique flavor and succulent texture should increase their currency value.
Pea vines are available year-round.
Pea vines contain a specialized spiraling stem, leaf or petiole with a thin threadlike shape which is used by climbing plants for support and attachment. There are only a certain lineage of legumes that form evolved vines: peas, sweet peas and fava beans.
Pea vines can be used fresh or treated as a wilting green; utilizing a little heat, olive oil, sea salt and pepper and the greens are transformed into a substantial element of any savory dish. Finishing the pea vines with citrus brings out flavor and preserves their color.
The earliest and most comprehensive study of pea vines was Charles Darwin's monograph, "The Movement and Habits of Climbing Plants", originally published in 1865.
Peas have been cultivated and used for culinary purposes for over 8,000 years, primarily as a pulse (legume). Foliage is often reserved for live-mulch ground cover, building soil fertility and fodder.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Florent||San Diego CA||619-308-6500|
|Tasting Room Del Mar||Del Mar CA||562-756-1170|
|West Steak and Seafood||Carlsbad CA||760-930-9100|
|Marriott Marina Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-234-1500 x6113|
|Surf Side Cuisine||San Diego CA||619-507-0891|
|The Patio on Lamont||San Diego CA||619-235-5606|
|Top of the Market||San Diego CA||619-234-4867|
|The Compass||Carlsbad CA||760-434-1900|
|Marriott Coronado||Coronado CA||619-435-3000 x6335|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Main||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|Yoann Taboyan, Personal Chef||San Diego CA||347-277-1958|
|Solace & the Moonlight Lounge||Encinitas CA||760-753-2433|
|Paradise Point Resort Main Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|JRDN Restaurant||San Diego CA||858-270-5736|
|Blue Point / Coastal Cuisine||San Diego CA||619-233-6623|
|Urge Gastropub and Whiskey Bank - Oceanside||Oceanside CA||858-395-8809|
|Beesalt Balcony||Del Mar CA||972-567-2396|
|Horton Grand Hotel||San Diego CA||619-544-1886|
|Searsucker Downtown||San Diego CA||619-233-7327|
|Beaumont's||San Diego CA||858-459-0474|
|Ceviche House||San Diego CA||619-454-0699|
|Sheraton La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-453-5500|
|Venissimo Cheese North Park||San Diego CA||619-376-1834|
Recipes that include Pea Vines. One is easiest, three is harder.
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