Historic Services / Food & drink preparation
155 x 85 x 50 mm
The Workhouse, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
Cardboard Ideal Finest Dried Peas box. The inscription on the front reads IDEAL Finest DRIED PEAS NET WEIGHT 16OZ.
Purchased for The Workhouse from a second hand store.
Marks and inscriptions
On the front and rear of the box: IDEAL Finest DRIED PEAS NET WEIGHT 16 OZ Side of box: Finest DRIED PEAS D. C. THOMES LLANDYSSUL GUARANTEED FREE FROM COLOURING MATTER Side of box: Finest DRIED PEAS. Directions for Use. Place the peas in a large bowl together with the steeping tablet. Cover with plenty of boiling water allowing room for peas to swell and steep for at least 12 hours. After straining place peas in fresh boiling water and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes adding sugar or salt to taste. The steeping tablet enclosed is made from sodium carbonate and bicarbonate of soda. Specially Selected. Hand picked.