Soups and Stews

Limburg asparagus soup with ham off thebone and egg mimosa

Limburg-asparagus-soup-withIngredients:
300 g/10 oz white asparagus
3/4 litre/1 1/2 pints vegetable
stock (tub)
1 teaspoon sugar
30 g/1 oz butter
30 g/1 oz flour
100 ml/3 1/2 fl oz cream
pinch grated nutmeg
salt and freshly ground pepper
200 g/7 oz ham-off-the-bone
3 eggs, hardboiled
1 tablespoon finely chopped
parsley

Cream of tomato soup

Cream-of-tomato-soupIngredients:
1 kilo/2 lb tomatoes
2 onions
2 cloves garlic
1/2 litre/1 pint veal or chicken
stock (tub)
2 tablespoons finely chopped
thyme
1 small tub creme fraiche
salt and freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon finely chopped
fresh herbs

Koninginnesoep Queen's soup

Queens-soupIngredients:
1 litre/2 pints chicken stock
30 g/1 oz flour
150 g/5 oz smoked salmon, in
pieces
freshly ground pepper
pinch nutmeg
few drops lemon juice
1 egg yolk
100 ml/3 1/2 fl oz cream
2 tablespoons finely chopped
dill

Bruinebonensoep Bean soup

Bean-soupIngredients:
350 g/12 oz dried butter beans
salt and freshly ground pepper
2 large potatoes
2 bay leaves
6 peppercorns
3 cloves
3 onions
50 g/2 oz butter
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
3 tablespoons finely chopped
parsley
2 tablespoons Worcester sauce

Hearty chicken soup

Hearty-chicken-soupIngredients:
1 onion
1 leek
1 large carrot
2 celery sticks
1 red pepper
1 bunch spring onions
1 boiling chicken
1 bouquet garni: sprigs thyme,
parsley and bay leaf tied
together
4 white peppercorns
1 small piece nutmeg
50 g/2 oz vermicelli
100 g/3 1/2 oz sweetcom (tin)
1 tablespoon finely chopped
celery
salt and freshly ground pepper


Tip
Remove the skin and fat from the chicken beforehand if the soup is to be eaten on the same day.

Erwtensoep _ Pea soup

Pea-soupIngredients:
400 g/10 oz green split peas
1/2 celeriac
1 small carrot
100 g/3 1/2 oz smoked bacon,
cut into pieces
400 g/14 oz pork chump chops
200 g/7 oz leeks, sliced
1/2 bunch fresh celery leaves
1/2 bunch parsley
250 g/8 oz smoked pork sausage
salt and freshly ground pepper

Cauliflower soup with cheese puffs

Cauliflower-soup-with-cheesIngredients:
1 large potato
1 onion
25 g/1 oz butter
500 g/1 lb cauliflower florets +
one or two for garnishing
1 litre/2 pints vegetable stock
100 ml/3 1/2 fl oz cream
pinch nutmeg
salt and freshly ground pepper
2 tablespoons finely chopped
parsley
For the cheese puffs:
50 ml/2 fl oz milk
25 g/1 oz butter
30 g/1 oz flour
1 egg, beaten
2 tablespoons mature Gouda
cheese or any full-flavoured
cheese, grated

Leek & potato soup

Leek--potato-soupIngredients:
* 25g (I oz) Stork margarine
* 4 leeks, trimmed, thoroughly washed and sliced
* 3 potatoes, peeled and diced
* 1 onion, peeled and sliced
* 1.1 litre (2pints) stock
* Salt and pepper
* 2 x 15ml spoons (2 tablespoons) natural yogurt or single cream

Tomato and orange soup

Tomato-and-orange-soupIngredients:
* 2 x 400g (14 oz) cans tomatoes
* 1 onion, peeled and sliced I
* 1 carrot, peeled and sliced
* 1 strip lemon rind
* 1 bayleaf
* 6 Peppercorns
* 1 litre (2 pints) chicken stock
* Pinch of salt
* 40g (1 1/2 oz) Stork margarine
* 40g (1 1/2 oz) flour
* Rind and juice of 1/2 orange
* Pinch of sugar
* 150ml (1/4 pint) single cream

French onion soup

French-onion-soupIngredients:
* 25g (1 oz) Stork margarine
* 2 large onions, peeled and sliced into fine rings
* Salt and pepper
* 1x 10 ml spoon (1 dessertspoon) flour Pinch of castor sugar
* 575ml (1 pint) beef stock

Chicken & celery soup

Chicken--celery-soup_cIngredients:
* 3 sticks celery, finely chopped
* 575ml (1 pint) chicken stock
* 125g (4 oz) cooked chicken, chopped
* 25g (1 oz) Stork margarine
* 25g (1 oz) plain flour
* Salt and pepper

Farmhouse vegetable soup

Farmhouse-vegetable-soup_cIngredients:
* 25g (1 oz) Stork margarine
* 2 onions, peeled and chopped
* 4 rashers bacon, de-rinded and chopped
* 1 turnip, peeled and diced
* 1 parsnip, peeled and diced
* 3 carrots, peeled and diced
* 1 leek, sliced
* 1 x 15ml spoon (1 tablespoon) tomato puree
* 1.3 litres (2 1/4 pints) stock
* 25g (1 oz) pearl barley
* 1/8 green cabbage, shredded
* Salt and ground black pepper
* Chopped parsley, to garnish

Lentil soup

Lentil-soup_cIngredients:
* 25g (1 oz) Stork margarine
* 1 large onion, peeled and chopped
* 1 medium carrot, peeled and diced
* 2 sticks celery, trimmed and chopped
* 175g (6 oz) red lentils, washed
* 1 litre (1 3/4 pints) chicken stock
* Good pinch of mixed herbs
* Salt and pepper
* Chopped parsley, to garnish

Chicken Flower Soup

flower-soup_cIngredients:
* 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
* 3 tablespoons flour
* 2 cups chicken stock
* 2 cups cooked and strained squash
* 1 cup chopped squash blossoms
* 1/2 cup chopped celery
* 1/4 cup chopped onion
* 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
* 2 cups evaporated skim milk

Cream of chicken soup

cream-of-chicken-soupImperial
1 oz butter
1 oz flour
3/4 pint water
1 chicken stock cube
salt and freshly ground pepper
4 oz cooked chicken, diced
1 tablespoon chopped chives
2 tablespoons double cream

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