Friday, January 06, 2006

Soup to die for

You have just got to try this soup. It must be the greatest soup in the world. Please try this soup and then say ‘I can die happy now’.

Carrot & Coriander Soup


25g butter
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed550g carrots, of which 450g roughly chopped and 110g coarsely grated
1 litre vegetable stock
a pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander
150ml single cream
salt and freshly ground black pepper

TO GARNISH:150ml yoghurt
2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander

Melt the butter and cook the onion and garlic gently until soft in a covered saucepan, without colouring. Add the roughly chopped carrots, stock and nutmeg. Cover, bring to the boil and simmer gently until the vegetables are tender. Cool a little, then puree in a liquidiser. Return the soup to a clean saucepan and stir in the grated carrots, coriander and cream. Taste for seasoning. Serve garnished with a swirl of yoghurt and a sprinkling of chopped fresh coriander.

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