Monday, 11 January 2021

Asparagus Soup

 Asparagus Soup


Subtle flavours, creamy and silky smooth. Served with a gremolata of your choice or a light cheese toast - with or without garlic.

A buttermilk cheese biscuit or simply on its own.



Serves 4

1 lb  cleaned fresh asparagus spears

2 1/2 cup vegetable broth

2 tsp salted butter

1 cup whole milk


Simmer together the vegetable broth and the asparagus until it is tender and cooked. Bring it to a boil, cover and cook on a gentle flame. Cook for one hour.

Remove from the stove, add the butter and milk and pulverise with an immersion blender or in a food processor.

Taste for seasoning, reheat on a gentle low flame and serve immediately.

Tips

To ensure there are no fibers in the soup you can pass it through a sieve.

A drizzle of cream before serving will make it look pretty.

The flavour of this soup largely depends on the quality of the vegetable broth you choose or prepare. You can use a chicken stock if you prefer. 



My published cookbooks are available for sale through myself and on amazon.

The World of Parsi Cooking: Food Across Borders is a 3 award winning book. It has been self published in July 2019 and will be going into its second print in 2022. 

The Art of Parsi Cooking; reviving an ancient cuisine was published in 2016 by Austin Macauley and continues to be available through amazon book depot book depository and from the publishers.



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