A Conversation for The Garden Pea


Post 1

BigAl Keeper of the Glowing Pickle and Monobrows

Juyst noticed that the para about 'Peas and Egyptian Royalty' talks about licquirice, but makes no mention of peas at all smiley - erm (How did that slip through?smiley - erm


Post 2

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Pharaoh Tutankhamun (1341 - 23BC) was buried with over 5,000 items2 in his burial chamber, things the ancient Egyptians considered essential for the afterlife, like his chariot and personal belongings. Some were food items, and one was a jar of liquorice, which is made from the root of a blue flowering pea-plant found growing wild in South Europe and Asia. The plant, botanical name Glycyrrhiza glabra, means sweet root.

"the root of a blue flowering pea-plant" smiley - biggrin


Post 3

BigAl Keeper of the Glowing Pickle and Monobrows

Oopssmiley - sorry I didn't notice that. smiley - doh

Key: Complain about this post

Write an Entry

"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a wholly remarkable book. It has been compiled and recompiled many times and under many different editorships. It contains contributions from countless numbers of travellers and researchers."

Write an entry
Read more