Botanical Name: Pisum sativum
Common Name: Golden Sweet Pea Tendrils
Description: Golden Pea Tendrils are gracing the plates in the finest restaurants accompanying such dishes as sushi, seafood and well aged steak. They add a burst of color and sweetness that is both surprising and expected. They taste just like sugar snap peas.
- Golden Pea Tendrils are traditionally used in Asian cuisine.
- Bioplastic is an organic source of plastic made from pea starch.
- Peas are considered a legume and in the same family as clover, beans, lentils, alfalfa, peanuts and soy.
- Gregor Mendel (the father of genetics) used the pea plant in his genetic experiments to track heredity traits in successive offspring.
Nutritional Values: Golden Sweet Pea Tendrils offer high amounts of calcium, iron, phosphorus,potassium and magnesium. Since they are considered a legume, they provide higher amounts of limiting amino acids such as methionine and lysine than traditional grains.