Pussers Mushy Peas
Half fill 3-4 pint saucepan with hot water, stir in the Bi-carb, pour in as many peas as required, soak overnight.
Rinse well, a couple of times. Cover peas with an inch or so of fresh water, salt to taste. Bring rapidly to the boil, turn down to simmer,cover, continue to simmer for 30-40 min.
Ensure pan doesn't dry out, top up if necessary.
Drain, mash with good dollop of butter, white pepper & vinegar can be added during the mashing process also.
Serve immediately with, whatever.
A superb accompaniment to Battered fish and chips.
Has been known to make one fart. If served during a dinner party, blame the Dog!