peas, fresh or frozen

Peas – another vegetable from ancient times even in Europe. They have been found in Swiss lake dwellings from 3000BC and in the ruins of Troy. Greeks and Roman cultivated them.  They were a favourite of Thor the thunder god and are still eaten on ThorsDay (thursday) in Germany. They were mainly dried (as a legume) and only in the 17th century were they eaten and cooked fresh.

Nourishing and a tonic they are good for all but vata shoud not eat too many (they can be constipating0.

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