https://www.jennycancook.com/recipes/french-canadian-pea-soup Split green pea soup is what we always used. Thus way you get the right sound. https://www.food.com/recipe/french-canadian-pea-soup-soupe-aux-pois-67430 24 February, 2007 14:51 The accent aigue over the first e goes to the right / the second e to the left. Warm, thick and smokey, it is the ideal comfort food! This French Canadian pea soup will help you cope with those long, cold, wintery days. I am french canadian. As for calling your grandmother or father memere of pepere it is still used.