I am now into my chef’s territory but I have to tell you, Spring has sprung and with it all these delicious spring vegetables, among these, fresh peas and I have to confess: I am a fresh pea addict but just not any peas: Chino’s farm peas.
The season is just now starting according to the foremost authority: Tom Chino!
I love them every way: sautéed, steamed, raw in salads or just picked on the farm!
My all-time favorite is the way grandma Gabrielle prepared them: just lightly sautéed in duck fat with escarole, baby carrots and pearl onions, Oh My!!
Peas will be omnipresent on our spring menus here at Mille Fleurs , we have even created a sweet pea martini, served straight up! Pity the season will only last a couple of month!