Celeriac soup with mustard

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  1. 20 min.Celeriac soup with mustard : Photo of step #1
    Peel and wash 800 g celeriac, cut into small pieces...
  2. Celeriac soup with mustard : Photo of step #2
    ... putting them as you go into a saucepan containing 1 litre whole milk, so that they do not have time to turn brown once peeled.
  3. 20 min.Celeriac soup with mustard : Photo of step #3
    Salt and pepper, then put the pan on medium heat.

    Bring to the boil, then turn down the heat and cook until the pieces of celeriac are tender.

    Do keep an eye on the pan during cooking, as milk tends to boil over easily.
  4. 3 min.Celeriac soup with mustard : Photo of step #4
    When the celeriac is well cooked, add 1 tablespoon French mustard and blend until the soup is smooth and creamy.
  5. Celeriac soup with mustard : Photo of step #5
    Serve with a few parsley or chervil leaves scattered on the top.

Remarks:

The weight of celeriac given is just for guidance. You don't need to use that exact weight. One large celeriac will do, or 2 small ones.

Source:

Based on a recipe by Alain Passard.

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