Did you know that throughout the United Kingdom and parts of the USA, it's considered lucky to sow peas on St. Patrick's Day? In temperate areas, the ground has thawed enough by March 17th that peas can be planted, and sowing early will ensure a bountiful spring/early summer harvest.
Made with a few peasant ingredients from all around, this soup is yummy, reduces inflammation, is soothing on the throat and pleasing to the eye.
While you're putting together your shopping lists of vegetables and herbs you'd like to explore in this year's garden, consider trying some of the following greens. Some ancient plants may become new favourites.