2. Drain and immediately run the peas under cold water to stop the cooking. Tip them into a bowl with crumpled-up paper towel on the bottom, pour on the sweet peas, and set aside to drain well. Remove the paper towel, add the olive oil, salt, and pepper and stir to mix. To heat, either microwave at a low level until hot or put in a heavy-based saucepan with 1 tablespoon water over low heat; cover and steam for 5 minutes.
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