heat oil in big soup pot
Add garlic and saute
Add potatoes, carrots, chive, celery, thyme, pimentoes, corn cook for 5 minutes
Add split peas and 8 cups of stock
Season and salt , add fresh ground black pepper and bring to boil
Place hot congo pepper whole on top of pot, do not allow to burst for about 10 minutes
Cover and simmr until 1 hr until peas cook
Then remove all pieces of corn and puree rest of soup.
Add soup back to pot with corn and then make dumplings adhead 3 hrs to rise
Add dumplings to soup and bring to simmer for 15 minutes again.
Add fresh cilantro to decorate soup.
flour, baking powder, salt and milk
Combine the flour with baking powder in a bowl and salt.
Add milk in and make a dough, knead into a ball.
Let rise at least 2-3 hrs
Then roll out and cut desired dumplings out for soup recipe.
Drop dumplings into for 15 minutes and then turn off pot.