Leaves of baby bibb lettuce become nests for single servings of barely cooked fresh green peas, making for a festive side dish. This recipe originally appeared with Coleman Andrews’s story “Peas Please” (March/April 1996).
At once earthy and fresh, this ragout makes for an elegant side dish. We prefer to use dried morels for this recipe because their soaking water can be reduced to a rich broth. This recipe appeared in Coleman Andrews’s article “Peas Please” (March/April 1996).