Thursday, March 9, 2017

Cookbook Countdown#15: Pea soup

 I have this bag of dried green peas (from my pea shoots growing expedition)
and thought might as well cook them.  Soaked them in the morning (should have
soaked them the night before - hence it would require a shorter cooking time
(there was quite a fair bit of soup - I put half to chill in the fridge)
garnish was finely chopped mint leaves mixed with creme fraiche
and toasted almond flakes
from pages 270-271 of
Hugh Fernley-Whittingstall's River Cottage Every Day
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of each month, but since I cannot wait that long, I am posting them as I make them!
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1 comment:

  1. Lovely soup, Emily! My peas are still in the bag...wink! :)

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