Du Barry soup

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  1. 40 min.Du Barry soup : Photo of step #1
    Prepare 1 cauliflower, then put the florets in a large pan and cover with water by 2 cm (1").

    Salt, add 1 chicken stock cube and bring to the boil over medium heat.
  2. 3 min.Du Barry soup : Photo of step #2
    After 2 or 3 minutes boiling, remove about ¼ of the cauliflower. Check that it's cooked but still firm and set aside.
  3. 10 min.Du Barry soup : Photo of step #3
    Coninue cooking the rest a further 3 or 4 minutes, until the cauliflower is tender, then remove from heat and blend thoroughly.
  4. 3 min.Du Barry soup : Photo of step #4
    Mix 3 tablespoons cornflour with 3 tablespoons water, then pour this into the pan, whisking until it thickens (a few seconds).
  5. 2 min.Du Barry soup : Photo of step #5
    Put back on low heat, then add 125 ml cream and 1 knob butter. Whisk one last time to mix well.
  6. 3 min.Du Barry soup : Photo of step #6
    Finish by adding the cauliflower removed earlier. Stir gently to mix...
  7. Du Barry soup : Photo of step #7
    ...your Du Barry soup is ready.
  8. Du Barry soup : Photo of step #8
    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.

Source:

Home made.

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