Serves 4
– 8 oz. dried green peas 
– 3 c. cold water 
– 2 to 3 tbsp. fresh bread crumbs 
– 1 medium onion, finely chopped 
– ¼ tsp. thyme 
– ¼ tsp. rosemary salt and black pepper to taste 
– 1 tbsp. melted butter flour 
– 1 tbsp. butter for frying 


Step 1:
Soak peas overnight in cold water.

Step 2: 
The next morning, drain peas and rinse well. Place peas in a large saucepan and cover with 3 c. cold water. 

Step 3: 
Bring water to boil and cook peas for 1½ to 2 hours, stirring regularly and adding extra water if necessary, until the peas are tender. 

Step 4: 
Drain and allow peas to cool. Then, in a large bowl, mix the peas with the bread crumbs, onion, herbs, salt and pepper, and melted butter to form a stiff mixture. 5. Shape mixture into cakes and dust lightly with flour. Melt 1 tbsp. of butter in a frying pan and fry the carlings until golden brown, turning once. Serve immediately.

Food: Carlings

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