I have made these for years for catering jobs, but my method is so much simpler. It has to be quicker when you have to make dozens or hundreds. Rinse, drain and dry (on a towel) pea pods. I pop off the stems & slit open one side with a sharp paring knife. I mix softened cream cheese with dill and mashed garlic paste. Fill pastry bag, fitted with a star tip, with the cream cheese mixture. I just pop open the length of the pea pod as I get ready to pipe a scallop of cream cheese into the pea pods. Beautiful piping looks sufficient as garnish but the peas sounds like a cute idea. If you garnish with peas, I would use fresh, dry peas, so they don't look messy. My method is really quick if you clean your peas in advance. There is no need to soak. I could whip these out real quick.
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I have made these for years for catering jobs, but my method is so much simpler. It has to be...