A Conversation for The Garden Pea

Tutanhhamun

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


Tutanhhamun

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


Tutanhhamun

Post 3

BigAl Keeper of the Glowing Pickle and Monobrows

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


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