Black-eye peas (or black-eye beans) are pale coloured with a distinctive black dot. They come from the cow pea family.They are either cooked in sauces with vegetables and meats, or served in salads with a light dressing. Cooking Time: Approximately 20 minutes.
Chickpeas are yellow, medium sized round peas which have multiple uses. They can be added into soups and curries but are famously used for making hummus. Cooking time: Approximately 40 minutes (tip: pre-soak in the morning, to shorten cooking time in the evening)