Step by step recipe:
After 2 or 3 minutes boiling, remove about ¼ of the cauliflower. Check that it's cooked but still firm and set aside.
Coninue cooking the rest a further 3 or 4 minutes, until the cauliflower is tender, then remove from heat and blend thoroughly.
Finish by adding the cauliflower removed earlier. Stir gently to mix...
...your Du Barry soup is ready.
This excellent soup is named after the Comtesse du Barry, the last mistress of King Louis XV of France, and dates from a time when new dishes were often associated with a famous person.
Last modified on: October 13th 2010