Split green pea soup is what we always used. Thus way you get the right sound. 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.