CAMBRIDGE EIGHT
Recipe courtesy of Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright
Total:
1 hr
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
45 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces of butter
  • 2 pints fresh shelled peas
  • 2 lettuce hearts, tied up with string
  • 1 bouquet garni
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 pint (1/2 cup) double cream

Directions

Melt the butter in a saucepan, add the peas, lettuce hearts, bouquet garni, salt, sugar and water. Simmer with the lid on for 40 minutes. Remove the lettuce and strain the peas, reserving the liquid. The amount of liquid should be very little but reduce it to about 2 tablespoonfuls, whisk in the cream and pour over peas. Cut lettuce hearts into quarters and place on the peas.

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