Thursday, February 23, 2017

Cookbook Countdown#14: Potato and fennel soup

chopped potatoes, fennel bulb, garlic, onions sauted in olive oil and butter,
I used vegetable stock cube, water, salt and pepper.
Garnished with creme fraiche and finely snipped feathery fennel fronds.
*do you notice a shark swimming in Hugh's potato and fennel soup?*
paired with tomato, capers and mint salsa!
A delicious and light dinner!
This is my eighth dish from (my chosen book):
pages 268-269 from Vegetables Galore section of
Hugh Fernley-Whittingstall's River Cottage Every Day
headed by the lovely leader
is back! 
We are attempting to cook from both River Cottage Every Day (RCED) for all,
and River Cottage Love Your Leftovers (RCLYL) - optional!
I will do a round up of the dishes I make from Hugh's book on the 28th
of each month, but since I cannot wait that long, I am posting them as I make them!

and I sharing this recipe with
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  1. Yup, I notice the "shark"! My family is not fond of raw fennel, maybe they would like it when cooked into soups like this! Looks delicious!

  2. Yup, you should give fennel in blended soup a go!

  3. The Man's fave soup is potato. This sounds tasty.