This summer, while travelling though Italy, I had the pleasure of enjoying one of my all time favourite veggies, eggplant. I had pasta with eggplant, pizza with eggplant, grilled eggplant, marinated eggplant and eggplant parmigiana. You name it, I had it
Peas belong to the family of plants known as legumes. With most legumes, the seeds of their pods are often dried and re-hydrated during the cooking process. Peas are one exception in that the pod can be snapped open and the seed can be eaten as a fresh vegetable.