60p cauliflower soup

3 Jan

Cauliflowers have a bad overcooked rep but are lovely


60p soup consists of:

2 cauliflowers (which must have been the cheapest thing in Waitrose 2 days since at 29p each, left over from Christmas)
2 onions
5 cloves garlic
veg stock sufficient to cover cauliflower
1/4 cup single cream (leftover from the ice cream Pink Mister made)
1 cup white wine (less the swig the cook took)
thyme from the garden (it’s wet out there)
4 bacon rashers grilled and cut into thin slivers
black pepper

OK not exactly 60p but cheap, especially since everything was already hanging around apart from the cauliflower.
Cook onions and garlic in olive oil; add cauliflower (including the stalk); cover with stock, thyme; don’t cook too long (the cauliflower should not be dissolving here); whizz up with hand blender; stir in cream and wine and bacon.
Makes a big cauldron. Yum. Somehow tastes good with a mug of tea.

Tomorrow…. sorrel soup. Too dark to pick the sorrel out in the greenhouse now. Where do the days go over Christmas.

Cauliflower also great in curry, in the Leon cauliflower gobi and barely steamed then roasted with slivers of cheese, black pepper and paprika on top

Advertisements

Please leave a comment. Thank you.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: