Mangetout or Sugarsnaps?

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I think they're also known as mangetout if that helps
I get slightly confused about this but it could be different in different countries. I always think sugar snap are the larger plumper pods and mangetout are flat pods where you can see the outline of baby peas inside them. Do other members differentiate them?

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Hmmm so in Aus the first pic are sugar snap peas & the second pic are snow peas (according to Google also Chinese peas).
They are different, sugar snaps need a quick blanch & refresh, where snow peas can be eaten cooked or raw.
Very interested to see what others think
 

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I get slightly confused about this but it could be different in different countries. I always think sugar snap are the larger plumper pods and mangetout are flat pods where you can see the outline of baby peas inside them. Do other members differentiate them?

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Mangetout:
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The second pic is what I call snowpea pods.
 

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Hmmm so in Aus the first pic are sugar snap peas & the second pic are snow peas (according to Google also Chinese peas).
They are different, sugar snaps need a quick blanch & refresh, where snow peas can be eaten cooked or raw.
Very interested to see what others think
Exactly the same here In nz. The grandkids eat them straight off the vine.

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I get slightly confused about this but it could be different in different countries. I always think sugar snap are the larger plumper pods and mangetout are flat pods where you can see the outline of baby peas inside them. Do other members differentiate them?

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Mangetout:
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That is my understanding too.
 
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