Tuesday, March 08, 2016


green pigeon peas borne -
all the pelau pots we stirred
in feeding frenzy
© gillena cox 2016


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Blogger Photo Cache said...

Nice shot.

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12:11 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Photo Cache

much love...

12:16 PM  
Blogger Jane of Levant said...

Hello Gillena - I am a gardener but I had not heard of pidgeon peas - but I have just googled for info - I shall be looking in our shops now - th
ankyou for your comment on my blog - wishing you a lovely week - Jane UK

6:09 AM  
Blogger Diane Mayr said...

I had to look up pelau, and found that it is a dish of rice and pigeon peas with beef or chicken, and sometimes with pumpkin. Does this describe the pelau you make, Gillena?

8:47 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Jane, we grow Pigeon Peas in our back yard gardens here in Trinidad; glad i sparked your interest

much love...

8:56 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Yup, thats Pelau, Diane, and its a very carry friendly dish.

much love...

8:58 AM  
Blogger Su-sieee! Mac said...

Yummmm! I call them garbanzo beans. They're my favorite of the bean world.
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5:59 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

No they are not, they are pigeon peas.

For the garbanzo beans also called chick peas, here we say channa

much love...

9:40 AM  

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