Sugar snap peas are just slightly more mature snow peas. The pods are more rounded in shape and they have a crisp texture and slightly sweet taste.
You eat the whole pea, raw in salads, or cooked whole in stir fries and vegetable dishes.
How to Blanch Sugar Snap Peas – or any Spring vegetable
Transfer the vegetables to a bowl of iced water to refresh. This cools them quickly so they don’t continue to cook.
Don’t soak for more than 2-3 minutes or they may lose flavour. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel to drain.