Definition of Mushy peas

1. Noun. Marrowfat peas that have been soaked overnight and then boiled; served with fish and chips.

Generic synonyms: Entremets, Side Dish, Side Order

Definition of Mushy peas

1. Noun. (chiefly British) dried marrowfat peas which are first soaked overnight and then boiled until they form a bright green paste; a traditional accompaniment to fish and chips. ¹

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Literary usage of Mushy peas

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1. Navigational and Surveying Instruments: Industry and Trade Summaryby Sundar A. Shetty by Sundar A. Shetty (1994)
"... stemming from the "positive list" approach is the preparation of traditional foodstuffs, such as British mushy peas and kippers and Strasbourg sausage, ..."

2. Adventure Guide to New Zealand by Bette Flagler (2005)
"... as mushy peas. It's comfortable for single travelers who want to people-watch, as well as for groups. 76 Lake Terrace, w 07-378-0457 ($-$$). ..."

3. Adventure Guide to the Pacific Northwest by Don Young, Marjorie Young (1999)
"... 15238 Russell Ave., White Rock, BC V4A 4Z2 « 604/531-3980, $$, has the whole thing: Penguin Bars, British canned goods, British pop, and mushy peas. ..."

4. London, England and Wales by David Arscott (1998)
"... sole, hake, plaice) and all are deep-fried in batter, and then served with chips and often, especially in the north of England, with mushy peas. ..."

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