Melt the butter in a soup pan and add the leeks. Cook over a simmering flame for 3 minutes, continuously stirring until translucent, not allowing the leeks or butter to colour.
Add 1.5l of water and bring it to a boil. Add 1 level teaspoon of coarse sea salt to the pan, add the potatoes and simmer for 25 minutes.
Blend well and add the cream, salt and pepper before blending again.
Allow the soup to cool and then refrigerate for at least three hours. Sprinkle with chives and chervil to serve.
2 smooth potatoes (such as Desiree), peeled and finely diced
6 leeks, cleaned and cut into 1 inch pieces
750 ml chicken bouillon
1 teaspoon coarse sea salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
A dash of nutmeg
1 ½ to 2 cups of sour cream or double cream
1 tablespoon of finely chopped chives
1 tablespoon of finely chopped chervil.
Creamy Cider Pork Chops with Sautéed Rosemary Potatoes
Indulge yourself with these deliciously creamy cider pork chops. Serve on a bed of sauteed rosemary potatoes for a fabulous mid-week meal.
Low sat fat
Using lean rump steak and aromatic herbs and spices, this Southeast Asian delight is packed full of protein and can be made in no time at all.
A tasty and nutritious vegetable pie that could still be made during times of rationing and food shortages. Named after Lord Woolton, who helped to make the recipe popular when he became Minister of Food in 1940.
A quirky twist on a fish cake, these can be served as a mini-appetizer or canape at a party - they look and taste great!
This campaign was originally produced in the framework of a programme co-financed by the European Union