|Sweet Leaf (Katuk)|
and Pigeon Peas
"When they’re dry, you boil them longer,” says the West Indian native who goes by the name Mackadoo at Vermont Square Community Garden in Los Angeles. “My mother cooked chicken and rice and peas all the time.”
When green, the entire pod can be eaten, master gardener Tamiko Nakamoto says.
“In the Caribbean they also eat the young shoots just coming up,” says Nakamoto, also a member of the Vermont Square garden." Los Angeles Times