This is something I cook a couple of times a month, because we all like it so much. I am posting it here at the insistence of my children, who think it's something that everyone would like to eat. We tend to serve Double Pea Mash as a side dish instead of potatoes, as a carbohydrate sort of thing (I don't like potatoes). The recipe was inspired by a suggestion on another web forum for a puréed mixture of cooked peas and split peas - but I wanted to make something with a bit more texture. Note that you can vary the flavourings according to whatever you have got available. Also worth noting is that some packets of split peas say they should be soaked before cooking - I don't do this, so I haven't included soaking time in my estimate. I hope you enjoy it - we do!