2 fat cloves of garlic, crushed
8 cups of frozen or fresh peas
5 cups boiling stock (use chicken or vegetable stock cubes)
2 tablespoons butter
Salt and freshly milled pepper to taste
-In a pan heat butter and add garlic. Fry on low flame until soft. Tip in peas; cook until soft. Pour in boiling stock.
-Bring to a boil and simmer. Cook covered for 5 minutes or till peas are tender; Allow it to cool as much as possible and then puree in a mixer.
-Return pea puree to a pan and heat through. Season with salt and pepper.