We have put together five tips to really simplify and upgrade your mushy pea making process.
We hope to make it easier to make great mushy peas, time after time. Don’t worry about old wives’ tales as we have done the tests to help you build consistency in your process.
Before you do anything, you need the right tools for the job. We have compiled a list of the basics to help you get it right.
Find a process and recipe you like and stick to it, we have put one together to get you started. Make small batches and see what works for you before you scale up your recipe.
Simplify your recipe – using mushy pea seasoning consolidates four ingredients to give you greater consistency.
Choose the best marrowfat pea you can get, for what it costs pay the extra. If it gives you a better end product, then it’s a small price to pay over the hundreds of portions or so you will get from a bag of dried peas.
Make sure you add enough water to the saucepan for cooking. If there isn’t enough, peas will not break down as readily as you would like. By this point, they will start to lose their colour.