Peas with Pancetta Lardons

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Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking: Traditional and Modern Recipes to Savor and Share

Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking

By Paula Wolfert

Published 2009

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Here is my friend Barbara Wilde’s recipe for an old favorite French dish immortalized in the popular song “Petits Pois Lardons, ” by the French singer Julien Clerc. Clerc’s song tells the story of a young man with peas who finds a young woman with lardons and how, having found one another, they make the kitchen “swirl!”

Barbara prepares her version in an earthenware saucepan. Note that it’s made with peas, pa