By Elisabeth Ayrton
Recipe of about 1750 from Somerset. The flavours of the lettuces and cucumber with the peas and mint are distinctive and very good.
Put the old peas with the mint, thyme, celery and one lettuce, washed and shredded, into the boiling water with a dessertspoon of salt. Boil for 20 minutes. Pour off the soup into a large bowl and put the vegetables through a moulin into it.
Melt 3 oz. (9