Cuban/Key West fritters, similar to Brazilian Acaraje. Pronounced “BOY-oes.”
1 lb black eye peas
1 t salt
3 cloves garlic
2 bird peppers (small extremely hot peppers)
Soak beans overnight and in the morning, slip off their skins. Then grind with the garlic until almost a paste. Add salt and bird peppers. Beat until it’s the consistency of a cake batter. Drop from a teaspoon into deep hot fat.