How To Make Traditional Mushy Peas by Ashley Rolfe
How To Make Traditional Mushy Peas – Video by Ashley Rolfe:
In this simple video Ashley Rolfe shows how to make mushy peas in the traditional British fashion.
Ashley says “The process involves taking dried marrowfat peas and soaking them in water with bicarbonate of soda for a minimum of 12 hours, this process then helps the peas double in size expanding significantly. Then the peas are usually washed with clean water then placed in a pan with water and allowed to cook for averagely 1 hour. The final stage is finishing with seasoning and some fresh mint, Only add the mint at the end as this keeps the colour and freshness of the mint. ”
The simple mushy peas ingredients:
- 500G of dried marrowfat peas
- 11g bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
- 600G of cold tap water
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3 mint stalks
Step 1: Add the bicarbonate of soda to the water and mix until fully dissolved
Step 2: Add dried marrowfat peas to the water and let soak for 12 hours
Step 3: Drain and rinse the peas
Step 4: Mix the soaked marrowfat peas with 800ml of water, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, and 3 mint stalks
Step 5: Cook the peas on low to medium heat for 45-60 minutes
Step 6: Stir to a “mushy” consistancy, add chopped mint, and serve your tasty mushy peas!
Thanks to Ashley for publishing this great video about how to make mushy peas.