Cook pasta n an abundant large pot of salted water according to package directions.
In a skillet add the peas, butter, ham. Sautee for 5 minutes. Add the cream, salt, pepper, and cook under medium heat for 5 to 10 minutes, or until the cream is slightly becoming thick. Remove from heat.
When the pasta is cooked and drained, return to the pan and add the sauce. Stir well and add the cheese.
Serve nice and hot.