Blistered Snap Peas and Burrata

Hold your nerve and really let the peas blister when cooking for maximum flavor.

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2 cartons snap or snow peas
1-2 balls burrata
1/2 orange or lemon, zest
1/2 tsp chili flakes or aleppo pepper (optional)
parsley and/or mint to garnish (optional)


  1. In a large frying pan heat a good glug of neutral oil over high heat until smoking
  2. Add the peas with a pinch of salt and let cook, undisturbed, until slightly charred and starting to blister
  3. Stir and blister the other side
  4. Remove from the heat and immediately add the citrus zest and pepper flakes
  5. To serve place the burrata on a plate or serving platter and pile the peas up near by, finish with a big drizzle of olive oil, flurry of herbs (if using), and pinch of salt