Easy Mangetout and Sweet Water Chestnuts

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Ken Hom's Hot Wok

By Ken Hom

Published 1996

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Mangetout is the apt French name for these delicious, small, crisp, sweet early peas which can indeed he completely consumed as they are, right out of the garden. I recommend only that you trim their ends and delicate strings. Faired with the sweet crunchiness of the fresh water chestnuts, and with the Chinese black mushrooms adding a contrasting texture and distinct flavour, the mangetout makes a refreshing change to ordinary peas, carrots, onions and whatever. With your wok, it takes but