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Du Barry soup


Du Barry soup
Du Barry is a creamy cauliflower soup, including small whole pieces of cauliflower.
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Last modified on: October 17th 2018

For 6 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
48 min.13 min.1 hour 1 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Stage 1 - 40 min.
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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.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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After 2 or 3 minutes boiling, remove about ¼ of the cauliflower. Check that it's cooked but still firm and set aside.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
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Coninue cooking the rest a further 3 or 4 minutes, until the cauliflower is tender, then remove from heat and blend thoroughly.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
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Mix 3 tablespoons cornflour with 3 tablespoons water, then pour this into the pan, whisking until it thickens (a few seconds).

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Put back on low heat, then add 125 ml cream and 1 knob butter. Whisk one last time to mix well.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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Finish by adding the cauliflower removed earlier. Stir gently to mix...

Stage 7
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...your Du Barry soup is ready.

Stage 8
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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.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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