Split pea soup is actually made of peas
that are crushed and/or blended, so ‘split’ might be a bit of an understatement. It seems to be most popular in the United Kingdom
Though it resembles some sort of sludge, split pea soup tastes fairly good. It usually has a thick consistency, and it isn’t uncommon to find pieces of bacon
split pea soup
became an official snack on July 11th, 2012.