Black eyed peas

Black-eyed peas have a scented aroma, creamy texture and distinctive flavor. These beans are characterized by their kidney-shape, white skin with a small black eye, and very fine wrinkles. Originally from Africa, they have been cultivated for thousands of years. It is believed that they were brought to the New World by Spanish explorers and African slaves; today, they’re one of the most widely dispersed variety of beans in the world. The black-eyed pea is a subspecies of the cowpea (it is not a pea, however, it is a bean); it mutates easily, giving rise to a number of varieties. The mos..

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