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.
Asian spiced Potato Crab Cakes with Rainbow Slaw
Give your taste-buds a treat with these Asian-spiced Potato Crab Cakes. Flavoured with aromatic ginger, chilli and light soy sauce, these potato cakes are a quick and delicious choice for any occasion. Serve with fresh, rainbow slaw for that extra special kick.
Who knew that potatoes could be included in a dessert? Well now you do - so why not give this Chocolate Potato Cake recipe it a try?
Sticky salmon topped potato noodles with pak choi
Why not create healthier noodles by spiralising potatoes. Not only does it make the potato quicker to cook but also adds a fun twist to your dish. Packed full of favours, the salmon is cooked in a delightful combination of garlic and ginger before having a delicious sticky sauce drizzled all over.
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