- The peas are native to the Mediterranean and West Asia and are now grown around the world.
Peas are considered an economic crop.
Peas are a common type of legume.
The taste of the peas is quite sweet.
Bowl beans can be stored in a freezer.
- Pea pods are botanically fruit.
The wild pea is restricted to the Mediterranean basin and the Near East.
The pea was also present in Georgia in the 5th millennium BC.
In early times, peas were grown mostly for their dry seeds.
In modern times peas are usually boiled or steamed, which breaks down the cell walls and makes the taste sweeter and the nutrients more bioavailable.