Friday Fun Fact: Pea

February 8, 2016

The trend of eating peas “green,” before they reach maturity and turn yellow, began in Europe in the 1600s. French noblewoman Madame de Maintenon famously described the new habit as “both a fashion and a madness.”

The trend of eating peas “green,” before they reach maturity and turn yellow, began in Europe in the 1600s. French noblewoman Madame de Maintenon famously described the new habit as “both a fashion and a madness.”